Fuelling the Empire: South Africa's Gold and the Road to War

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In this text, the author traces the road to the Boer War (1899-1902) - the first large-scale human tragedy of the 20th century - and its repercussions. He relates events within the context of the economic and political imperatives of the time to discover how such a tragedy came to happen - and how it impacted on the future development of South Africa.

Fuelling the Empire: South Africa's Gold and the Road to War 2003, John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, England

ISBN-13: 9780470850671

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