Assegais, Drums & Dragoons: A Military And Social History Of The Cape

Assegais, Drums & Dragoons: A Military And Social History Of The Cape

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What motivated a small multiracial force of Cape-born soldiers – whites, coloureds and Malays – to put up such stiff resistance at the Battle of Blaauwberg in 1806, in spite of odds so overwhelming that even some long-serving professional soldiers broke rank and ran? This was the intriguing question that launched author Willem Steenkamp’s research. It was an investigation which eventually took him back to 150 years before Jan van Riebeeck landed at the Cape… (more)

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Publisher: Jonathan Ball Publishers (March 22, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 404 pages

File size: 11.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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