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Revolution from Above, Rebellion from Below: The Agrarian Transvaal at the Turn of the Century

Jeremy Krikler

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203803
eISBN:
9780191675997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203803.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This is a study of rural society and struggle in the Transvaal during the watershed period of the early 20th century. Though much has been written about the South African War and the ‘Reconstruction’ ... More


The Struggle over Tax

Jeremy Krikler

in Revolution from Above, Rebellion from Below: The Agrarian Transvaal at the Turn of the Century

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203803
eISBN:
9780191675997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203803.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter explores various facets of the agriculture of the landowners as well as aspects of the legal and governmental campaigns pertaining to agriculture in the pre- and (particularly) the ... More


Struggles over Land and Labour

Jeremy Krikler

in Revolution from Above, Rebellion from Below: The Agrarian Transvaal at the Turn of the Century

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203803
eISBN:
9780191675997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203803.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter outlines the conflicts between the state and landowners on the one hand, and direct producers on the other, over those policies and actions undertaken at this time in order to immerse ... More


Boers, Britons, and the ‘Black English’

James Belich

in Replenishing the Earth: The Settler Revolution and the Rise of the Angloworld

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199297276
eISBN:
9780191700842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297276.003.0015
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Britain controlled the Cape Colony from 1806, but substantial British settlement did not begin until 1820. In that year, 4,000 British settlers joined some 40,000 white Afrikaners of Dutch, German, ... More


Agrarian Class Struggle and the South African War

Jeremy Krikler

in Revolution from Above, Rebellion from Below: The Agrarian Transvaal at the Turn of the Century

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203803
eISBN:
9780191675997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203803.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter seeks to establish the class conflict, what might be termed a class war, which erupted in the Transvaal between 1899 and 1902. This radical upheaval was attendant upon the arrival of the ... More


The Restoration of Class Rule in the Countryside

Jeremy Krikler

in Revolution from Above, Rebellion from Below: The Agrarian Transvaal at the Turn of the Century

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203803
eISBN:
9780191675997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203803.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter considers why and how the new—British—overloads of the Transvaal set right the agrarian order capsized by the imperial army and the peasantry at the turn of the century. It also assesses ... More


The Agrarian Class Structure of the Post-War Transvaal

Jeremy Krikler

in Revolution from Above, Rebellion from Below: The Agrarian Transvaal at the Turn of the Century

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203803
eISBN:
9780191675997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203803.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter evaluates the relative independence of the Transvaal peasantry in the first years of the twentieth century. One of the purposes of this chapter is to demonstrate the existence of the ... More


Southern Africa, 1795–1910

Christopher Saunders and Iain R. Smith

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205654
eISBN:
9780191676734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205654.003.0026
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

During the course of the nineteenth century, the growing British presence profoundly shaped South Africa. At the beginning of the century, there was no certainty that British rule would continue; by ... More


The Chinese Question: The Gold Rushes and Global Politics, 1849–1910

Mae M. Ngai

in Global History of Gold Rushes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520294547
eISBN:
9780520967588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294547.003.0005
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter, by Mae M. Ngai, locates the origins of the Chinese Question as a global racial discourse in the gold rushes of the nineteenth century and the broader context of the globalization of ... More


‘The Ground Was His’

John Laband

in Zulu Warriors: The Battle for the South African Frontier

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300180312
eISBN:
9780300206197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180312.003.0015
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter discusses Sekhukhune's conflict with Clarke. Taking military action would bring on a clash with Clarke, who was supporting the usurper and threatening to re-ignite the war against the ... More


The ‘Black Conspiracy’

John Laband

in Zulu Warriors: The Battle for the South African Frontier

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300180312
eISBN:
9780300206197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180312.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Sir Theophilus Shepstone became Administrator of the Transvaal Territory in April 1877. This chapter discusses Shepstone's policies and his efforts to assert British power. During this period, ... More


Arthur Conan Doyle 1894–1899

Sarah LeFanu

in Something of Themselves: Kipling, Kingsley, Conan Doyle and the Anglo-Boer War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197501443
eISBN:
9780197536162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197501443.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter shows Arthur Conan Doyle busy on many different fronts: looking after his tubercular wife Touie; the setting up of a large household in Surrey; adventures as a journalist with the ... More


The South African Indian Problem in the 1920s and 1930s

Uma Das Gupta (ed.)

in Friendships of 'Largeness and Freedom': Andrews, Tagore, and Gandhi : An Epistolary Account, 1912-1940

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199481217
eISBN:
9780199091133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199481217.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

A revival of satyagraha seemed imminent in South Africa even after five to ten years of the Smuts–Gandhi Agreement of 1914. Gandhi, of course, had forewarned that grievances remained even after the ... More


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