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Old Master : the life of Jan Christian Smuts

Author: René Kraus
Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1944.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kraus, René, 1902-
Old Master.
New York, E.P. Dutton & Co., inc., 1944
Named Person: Jan Christiaan Smuts; Jan Christiaan Smuts; Jan Christiaan Smuts
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: René Kraus
OCLC Number: 526172
Notes: "First edition."
Description: 471 pages frontispiece (group portrait) 22 cm
Contents: Problem child --
Transvaal interlude --
Springtime in Stellenbosch --
Englandd-yes and no --
Taxation without representation --
Mister state attorney --
Until the rains fall --
Pretoria-pride and fall --
Commando --
"Vereeniging" stands for union The valley of the shadow of death --
Reconciliation --
Early triumph --
Gandhi --
Union --
The rise and fall of general Hertzog --
Prelude to civil war --
The death of general De La Ray --
The five shilling revolution --
Two-front war --
On the roof of the world --
General Smuts' dilemma --
Ups and downs --
Downfall --
The lean years --
The shadow of the swastika --
Prelude to war --
"Ell-gamelayo-Waah" --
Two-front war again --
Blitz over England-thunder in South Africa --
"Ossewa Brandwag" --
As the tide flows --
The fall of Tobruk --
South Africa fights --
At the helm --
Vision of the future.
Responsibility: [by] René Kraus.


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