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The Boers in East Africa : ethnicity and identity

Author: Brian M Du Toit
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 1998.
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The end of the Anglo-Boer War in May 1902 left the Boers (Afrikaners) defeated and bitter in a ravaged land. Poverty and disillusionment spurred many to leave the post-war British-administered South Africa. This book studies one group of emigres who trekked northward to German East Africa and British East Africa. The author relies heavily on primary sources written in both Dutch and Afrikaans to describe the  Read more...
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Du Toit, Brian M., 1935-
Boers in East Africa.
Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 1998
(DLC) 98018514
(OCoLC)38930602
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian M Du Toit
ISBN: 9780313034244 0313034249
OCLC Number: 646068752
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 209 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Illustrations; Acknowledgment; Introduction; Chapter 1. The East African Scramble; Chapter 2. Events in the South; Chapter 3. Exploring the Hinterland; Chapter 4. Trekking; Chapter 5. Settlement; Chapter 6. The Economy; Chapter 7. The Church; Chapter 8. Education; Chapter 9. Transitions; Conclusion; Appendix A. Territorial Designations and Leadership; Appendix B. Boers Who Accompanied Organized Treks to East Africa; Appendix C. List of Dominees Who Visited or Served the Three Afrikaans Denominations in Kenya; References; Index.
Responsibility: Brian M. Du Toit.

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At the end of the Anglo-Boer War in May 1902, the defeated Boers emigrated en masse out of South Africa. In East Africa, the denominations of the Dutch Reformed Church established congregations and  Read more...

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