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Guns, Race, and Skill in South Africa up to 1867
William Storey, Millsaps College

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Guns, Race, and Power in Colonial South Africa (Book)
Title: Guns, Race, and Power in Colonial South Africa
Author: William Kelleher Storey
Abstract: In this book, William Kelleher Storey shows that guns and discussions about guns during the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries were fundamentally important to the establishment of racial discrimination in South Africa. Relying mainly on materials held in archives and libraries in Britain and South Africa, Storey explains the workings of the gun trade and the technological development of the firearms. He relates the history of firearms to ecological, political, and social changes, showing that there is a close relationship between technology and politics in South Africa.
Year: 2008
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9781107403963