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The African colony : studies in the reconstruction

Author: John Buchan
Publisher: [Auckland] : The Floating Press, [2012] ©2012
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Author and diplomat John Buchan lived a remarkable life, achieving prominence and success in a number of fields -- often simultaneously. Soon after embarking on an administrative career in Africa, Buchan began writing fiction and non-fiction, endeavors he would continue throughout his life, even after he was elected to Parliament. The essays and remembrances collected in The African Colony cover the time Buchan  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Buchan, John.
African Colony : Studies in the Reconstruction.
Auckland : The Floating Press, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Buchan
ISBN: 9781775560326 1775560325
OCLC Number: 828793517
Notes: Archived by the National Library of New Zealand in PDF (357 pages).
Hypertext links contained in the archived instances of this title are non-functional.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Title; Contents; Introductory; PART I --
THE EARLIER MASTERS; Chapter I --
Primitive South Africa; Chapter II --
The Gentlemen-Adventurers; Chapter III --
The Great Trek; Chapter IV --
The Boer in Sport; Chapter V --
The Boer in All Seriousness; PART II --
NOTES OF TRAVEL; Chapter VI --
Evening on the High Veld; Chapter VII --
In the Tracks of War; Chapter VIII --
The Wood Bush; Chapter IX --
On the Eastern Veld; Chapter X --
The Great North Road; Chapter XI --
The Future of South African Sport; PART III --
THE POLITICAL PROBLEM; Chapter XII --
The Economic Factor; Chapter XIII --
The Settlement of the Land. Chapter XIV --
The Subject RacesChapter XV --
Johannesburg; Chapter XVI --
Constitutional Questions; Chapter XVII --
The Policy of Federation; Chapter XVIII --
The Army and South Africa; Chapter XIX --
The Future Outlook; Endnotes.
Responsibility: John Buchan.
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Author and diplomat John Buchan lived a remarkable life, achieving prominence and success in a number of fields -- often simultaneously. Soon after embarking on an administrative career in Africa, Buchan began writing fiction and non-fiction, endeavors he would continue throughout his life, even after he was elected to Parliament. The essays and remembrances collected in The African Colony cover the time Buchan spent there and his impressions of Britain's mission and future role on ...

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