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The Resource The politics of a South African frontier : the Griqua, the Sotho-Tswana and the missionaries, 1780-1840, Martin Chatfield Legassick ; introduction by Robert Ross

The politics of a South African frontier : the Griqua, the Sotho-Tswana and the missionaries, 1780-1840, Martin Chatfield Legassick ; introduction by Robert Ross

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The politics of a South African frontier : the Griqua, the Sotho-Tswana and the missionaries, 1780-1840
Title
The politics of a South African frontier
Title remainder
the Griqua, the Sotho-Tswana and the missionaries, 1780-1840
Statement of responsibility
Martin Chatfield Legassick ; introduction by Robert Ross
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Language
eng
Summary
This book publishes Martin Legassick's influential doctoral thesis on the preindustrial South African frontier zone of Transorangia. The impressive formation of the Griqua states in the first half of the nineteenth century outside the borders of the Cape Colony and their relations with Sotho-Tswana polities, frontiersmen, missionaries and the British administration of the Cape take centre stage in the analysis. The Griqua, of mixed settler and indigenous descent, secured hegemony in a frontier of complex partnerships and power struggles. The author's subsequent critique of the ""frontier tradi
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Legassick, Martin,
Dewey number
305.800968
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Ross, Robert,
  • Legassick, Martin
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  • Griquas
  • Sotho (African people)
  • Tswana (African people)
  • Griquas
  • Missions
  • South Africa
  • South Africa
  • Northern Cape (South Africa)
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The politics of a South African frontier : the Griqua, the Sotho-Tswana and the missionaries, 1780-1840, Martin Chatfield Legassick ; introduction by Robert Ross
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction -- The Sotho-Tswana people before 1800 -- The evolution of a frontier society, 1700-1775 -- The frontier zone and colonial policy, c. 1770-1815 -- The development of the Griqua state, 1800-1820 -- The frontier zone in Transorangia, 1800-1820 -- The Griqua and the colonial government, 1815-1826 -- Dislocation in Transorangia, 1820-1826 -- The new balance of power, 1826-1832 -- John Philip, Robert Moffat, and the Griqua, 1819-1832 -- Griqua expansionism, I: Andreis Waterboer in Transorangia, 1832-1836 -- Griqua expansionism, II: church and state at Griquatown and Philippolis, 1836-1842 -- The decline of Griqua hegemony -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn908063416
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (418 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783905758559
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)908063416
Label
The politics of a South African frontier : the Griqua, the Sotho-Tswana and the missionaries, 1780-1840, Martin Chatfield Legassick ; introduction by Robert Ross
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction -- The Sotho-Tswana people before 1800 -- The evolution of a frontier society, 1700-1775 -- The frontier zone and colonial policy, c. 1770-1815 -- The development of the Griqua state, 1800-1820 -- The frontier zone in Transorangia, 1800-1820 -- The Griqua and the colonial government, 1815-1826 -- Dislocation in Transorangia, 1820-1826 -- The new balance of power, 1826-1832 -- John Philip, Robert Moffat, and the Griqua, 1819-1832 -- Griqua expansionism, I: Andreis Waterboer in Transorangia, 1832-1836 -- Griqua expansionism, II: church and state at Griquatown and Philippolis, 1836-1842 -- The decline of Griqua hegemony -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn908063416
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (418 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783905758559
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)908063416

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