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Martin Meredith is a journalist, biographer, and historian who has written extensively on Africa and its recent history. His previous books include Our Votes, Our Guns: Robert Mugabe and the Tragedy of Zimbabwe and The Fate of Africa: A History of Fifty Years of Independence. He lives near Oxford, England.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Causes.
Diamond industry and trade -- South Africa -- History -- 19th century.
Gold industry -- South Africa -- History -- 19th century.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Africa -- Administration.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1837-1901.
Afrikaners -- South Africa -- History.
South Africa -- History -- 1836-1909.
South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1836-1909.