The struggle for the Eastern Cape 1800 – 1854: Subjugation and the roots of South African democracy – Legassick, Martin


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Volume 1 in the “Democracy of Africa Series”. An interpretation of the struggle between the British-ruled Cape Colony and the Xhosa over land and independence in the first half of the nineteenth century. A narrative of the land struggles of the Xhosa and other indigenous populations. Tracing these struggles, the role played by various missionaries and their societies during this period. The author also examines an important turning point in South African history which was the introduction of a non-racial franchise in 1854 which represented the roots of democracy in this country. 152 Pages. Contents clean and firmly bound.

Publisher: KMM Review Publishing Company
Date Published: 2010
Publication Place: Johannesburg

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Weight 500 g