Oom Paul's People

R 120

Product Code: 978-1-920091-35-4

Published in 1899,  just before the onset of the Anglo-Boer War, Hillegas' book sets the scene from an Amercan viewpoint, With unprecendented access to Pres. Paul Kruger, Sir Alfred Milner, Commissioner of War Smidt and other luminaries of the period,  this book provides insights into the origins of the conflict that tore South Africa apart.

The following topics are covered:

  • South africa in the present time (1899);
  • The early history of the Boer Race;
  • The Johannesburg Gold Fields;
  • The Boer of Today;
  • President Kruger;
  • Interview with President Kruger;
  • Cecil John Rhodes;
  • The Boer Government- Civil and military;
  • Causes of the present dissensions;
  • Preparations for defence;
  • American interests in South Africa; and
  • Johannesburg today.

The Table of Contents can be viewed here and the Preface can be read here


Format : downloadable PDF.