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The If Man

The If Man: Dr Leander Starr Jameson, the Inspiration for Kipling's Masterpiece [caption id="attachment_207" align="aligncenter" width="531" caption="The IF Man"][/caption] Dr Leander Starr Jameson, the inspiration for Kipling’s masterpiece A rollicking biography of Dr Leander Starr Jameson—hero, rogue and rascal of Empire and the man who inspired Kipling to write his masterpiece, If- (more…)
Luka Jantjie: Resistance Hero Of The South African Frontier
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Luka Jantjie: Resistance Hero

Luka Jantjie: Resistance Hero Of The South African Frontier by Kevin Shillington [caption id="attachment_110" align="aligncenter" width="531" caption="Luka Jantjie: Resistance Hero Of The South African Frontier"][/caption] Luka Jantjie is a much neglected hero of resistance to British colonialism. His place in South African history has tended to be overshadowed by events elsewhere in the region. This book attempts to redress the balance by recording his remarkable story. (more…)