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The great treks : the transformation of Southern Africa, 1815-1854

Author: Norman Etherington
Publisher: Harlow, England ; New York : Longman, 2001.
Series: Turning points (Longman (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For the first time, this groundbreaking book offers accounts of two key events in South African history: the Great Trek of the Boers in 1835-6, and the vast movement of black populations following the emergence of the Zulus in the early 19th century.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Etherington, Norman.
Great treks.
Harlow, England ; New York : Longman, 2001
(OCoLC)606653040
Online version:
Etherington, Norman.
Great treks.
Harlow, England ; New York : Longman, 2001
(OCoLC)609352085
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Etherington
ISBN: 0582315670 9780582315679
OCLC Number: 47893949
Description: xxv, 366 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Life in the heartland in the late eighteenth century --
Power over people --
War and conflict --
Continuity and change in social groupings before 1800 --
Warfare and leadership in the eighteenth century: a bird's-eye view --
Foreign invaders advance along the western panhandle --
Environment and ecology of the panhandle --
Kora and other raiders begin to infiltrate the heartland --
Confronting the Griqua and Kora raiders --
New enemies on the Xhosa western frontier --
The British succeed the Dutch East Indian Company as masters of the western panhandle --
First Xhosa encounters with the British on the western frontier --
The emergence of new leaders and state-builders --
MaNthatisi becomes a chief --
MaNthatisi and Sekonyela --
Power struggles in the south-east --
Making the Zulu --
MaNthatisi's advance and retreat --
Moshweshwe, the cattle razor --
Griqua and Kora praise the Lord --
and pass the ammunition --
Trade wars in the north --
More Europeans arrive --
Hardship, ambition and opportunity create new conflicts --
Drought --
Soshangane, Zwengendaba and Nxaba in Mozambique, c. 1822- 6 --
Zwide and Sobhuza stand their ground --
Three bad years on the southern highveld, 1822- 4, and the struggle for the Caledon River Valley --
Three bad years on the southern highveld, 1822- 4: temporary displacement of many people scattered along the Vaal river system --
Summing up so far --
'Mantatees', 'Matabele' and 'Fetcani' --
Identifying the 'Mantatee' --
Shaka and the Port Natal traders --
First reports of the Fetcani.
Series Title: Turning points (Longman (Firm))
Responsibility: Norman Etherington.

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Few present day historians believe the old assertion that the "Great Trek" is the central event of South African history. This book puts an "s" on the phrase as a way of signalling its intention to  Read more...

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