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Author Ross, Robert

Title The borders of race in colonial South Africa : the Kat River Settlement, 1829-1856 / Robert Ross, Leiden University, Netherlands
Published New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013


Description 1 online resource (366 pages)
Series African Studies
African Studies
Contents Cover; The Borders of Race in Colonial South Africa; Series; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Illustrations; Preface and Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Note on Terminology; Introduction; 1 The Valley before the Settlement; 2 Water and Land; 3 Kat River Politics; 4 The amaXhosa and the War of 1835; 5 The First Reconstruction; 6 AmaMfengu, Hermanus Matroos and the War of the Axe; The AmaMfengu; Hermanus Matroos and the Blinkwater Valley; The War of the Axe; 7 The Assault on the Settlement; 8 The Rebellion; Ngxukumeshe's Revolt; Debates on Rebellion; The War in the Valley
Patterns of ParticipationThe Cape Mounted Rifles, Shiloh and Theopolis; The Attempt to Extend the Rebellion; Willem Uithaalder's War; The Refugees and the Loyalists; 9 The Aftermath; Conclusion; Appendix 1 List of the Parties, Party Leaders and Their Area of Settlement, and of Erfholders; A. Parties, List Based on W.F. Hertzog's List, in CA A 707/18; 1. Andries Botha Buxton; 2. Jan Valentyn, Died Succeeded by Jan Windvogel Balfour; 3. Willem Valentyn Maasdorp; 4. Andries Stoffel Philipton; 5. A Brander Eksteen, Philipston (Branders Kloof)
6. Christian Jacobus Groepe Tambookie Vlei and Hertzog7. Joseph Arends Bellvale; 8. Martinus Appel Bellvale; 9. Andries Pretorius Jr. Readsdale; 10. Andries Hatta Readsdale; 11. Cobus Fourie (Free) Readsdale; 12. Tys Snyman Readsdale; 13. Johannes Joubert Probably Readsdale, no apparent followers; 14. Michiel Pretorius Fairbairn; 15. Jan Coerse Balfour -- An Unauthorised Party; 16. Kupido Davids Fort Armstrong; 17. Andries Pretorius Fort Armstrong, Land Recl Aimed by the Military and Regranted at Blinkwater; 18. Willem Haman Upsher; 19. Joghem Janson, Upsher; 20. Piet Buys Upsher
21. David Jantjes Upsher22. Jacobus Gabriel Loots Lower Upsher; 23. Booy Windvogel Middle Mancazana; 24. Frans Janse Mancasana and Kat River; 25. Willem Bras Balfour; 26. Kupido Witbooy Balfour; 27. Esau Prins Lushington; 28. Johannes Fortuin Lushington; 29. Klaas Eckart Menzies; 30. Piet Forie Probably Cathcart Vale; 31. Hans Arends Cathcart Vale; 32. Hannes Tromp Cathcart Vale; 33. Ruiter Kleinboy, aka Ruiter Stuurman Wilsonton (Eyre); 34. Danster Jass Wilsonton (Eyre); 35. Gert Samson de Boer Cathcart Vale; 36. Hans Smit Elands Post no. 1; 37. David Scheepers Elands Post no. 2
38. Johannes Lodewyk Peffer Lushington39. Henrik Geysman Wellsdale; 40. Adam Hendrik Rooy Wellsdale; 41. Amsterdam Bantam Wellsdale; 42. Witbooy Geysman, Successor to Rooy Bergman Bruceton (Bergman's Hoek); 43. Piet Knegt Bruceton; 44. Jacob de Klerk Wilsonton; 45. Stoffel Boesac Upper Blinkwater; 46. Arnoldus Janse Mancasana; 47. Continuation of the Mancazana, No Party Head; B. List of Erfholders, According to Cape of Good Hope, government gazette, 18.10.1849; Field Cornetcy of Blinkwater and Buxton -- Field Cornet Andries Botha; Proprietors of Erwen, in Blinkwater
Summary This book provides a detailed narrative of the Kat River Settlement in the Eastern Cape of South Africa during the nineteenth century
Notes Proprietors of Erwen, in Buxton, to Whom Titles Have Been Issued
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Xhosa (African people) -- South Africa -- Kat River Valley -- History
Khoikhoi (African people) -- South Africa -- Kat River Valley -- History
HISTORY -- Africa -- South -- General.
HISTORY -- Africa -- South -- Republic of South Africa.
Khoikhoi (African people)
Race relations -- Political aspects.
Xhosa (African people)
SUBJECT Kat River Valley (South Africa) -- History
Kat River Valley (South Africa) -- Race relations -- Political aspects
South Africa -- History -- Frontier Wars, 1811-1878.
Subject South Africa.
South Africa -- Kat River Valley.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781107598676