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Hope, C. D.

OUR PLACE IN HISTORY. A comparative history of South Africa in relation to other countries.

First edition from 1909, signed copy by the author.

Published: J. C. JUTA & CO., Cape Town: Juta, 1909

Edition: First Edition

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This book is dedicated by special permission, to the honourable J. C. SMUTS, Colonial Secretary of the Transvaal, whose kindly appreciation of the earlier chapters, some years ago, has encouraged the author to complete his task, and whose efforts in the cause of education have gained him the loyal attachment of the teaching profession.


I. The White Man and the Sea

II. Trade and Discovery

III. Portuguese Dominion

IV. Northern Europe

V. The Great Companies

VI. Van Riebeek

VII. The Huguenots and the Grand Alliance

VIII. The Van der Steels and the Huguenots

IX. The Decline of Holland - The Seven Years' War

X. The New Race

XI. The Revolutionary Period - The Philosophers and the Philanthropists

XII. The Revolutionary Wars

XIII. The European Settlement

XIV. The New Governement and the British Settlers

XV. White Men and Black

XVI. Missionaries and Hottentots

XVII. The Abolition of Slavery

XVIII. The Kaffir Frontier

XIX. The Wars of Tchaka and the Great Trek

XX. The Transvaal

XXI. Natal

XXII. New Governments

XXIII. The Life of the Voortrekkers

XXIV. Convicts and Wool

XXV. Colonial Self-government

XXVI. Progress and Confusion

XXVII. Doctor Philip and the Treaties

XXVIII. Partition of Africa

XXIX. Storm and Stress

XXX. The Lost Opportunity

XXXI. Public Life To-day

XXXII. Wealth and Population

London: Printed by Willian Clowes and Sons, Limited; 212 pages; Signed copy "With the autors compliments" to the front free endpapers; Front and back free endpapers browned as like as the false title page, title page and last few pages with some light foxing. Otherwise the content is very bright and clear.

  • Binding Condition: Very good -
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 19 x 13 cm
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