A Rainbow in the Night: The Tumultuous Birth of South Africa

A Rainbow in the Night: The Tumultuous Birth of South Africa

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In 1652 a small group of Dutch farmers landed on the southernmost tip of Africa. Sent by the powerful Dutch India Company, their mission was simply to grow vegetables and supply ships rounding the cape. The colonists, however, were convinced by their strict Calvinist faith that they were among God’s “Elect,” chosen to rule over the continent. Their saga—bloody, ferocious, and fervent—would culminate three centuries later in one of the greatest tragedies of… (more)

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Publisher: Da Capo Press (November 03, 2009)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 3.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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