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Guns, race, and power in colonial South Africa

Author: William Kelleher Storey
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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In this book, William Kelleher Storey shows that guns and discussions about guns during the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries were fundamentally important to the establishment of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Kelleher Storey
ISBN: 9781107403963 1107403960
OCLC Number: 756281196
Notes: Originally published: 2008.
Description: 1 volume : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Guns in Colonial South African History --
2. Early Colonialism and Guns at the Cape up to 1795 --
3. Guns, Conflict, and Political Culture along the Eastern Frontier, 1795 --
1840 --
4. Hunting, Warfare, and Guns along the Northern Frontier, 1795 --
1868 --
5. Capitalism, Race, and Breechloaders, 1840 --
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6. Guns and the Langalibalele Affair, 1873 --
5 --
7. Guns and Confederation, 1875 --
6 --
8. Risk, Skill, and Citizenship in the Eastern Cape, 1876 --
9 --
9. Guns, Empire, and Political Culture in Basutoland, 1867 --
78 --
10. Origins of the Cape Sotho Gun War, 1879 --
80 --
11. Conclusion.
Responsibility: William Kelleher Storey.

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Review of the hardback: '... without doubt the most stimulating and significant discussion concerning South Africa's colonial 'gun society' to have appeared since the publication in 1971 of the Read more...

 
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