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Author Gillis, D. Hugh, 1918-

Title The kingdom of Swaziland : studies in political history / D. Hugh Gillis.

Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999.

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 UniM Store  968.87 GILL MF12    AVAILABLE
Physical description xv, 204 pages : maps ; 25 cm.
Series Contributions in comparative colonial studies, 0163-3813 ; no. 37.
Contributions in comparative colonial studies. 0163-3813 ; no. 37.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [175]-[195]) and index.
Contents 1. The Ngwane-Swazi -- 2. Expanding and Consolidating -- 3. Boundaries: The Transvaal -- 4. Boundaries: Portuguese Territory -- 5. The Concessions Scramble -- 6. Independence Fades -- 7. Governing by Committee -- 8. Politics in Flux -- 9. The Boer Administration -- 10. Assassination: The King's Part? -- 11. War in South Africa -- 12. The British Takeover -- 13. Annexation or Protectorate? -- 14. A Test of Wills -- 15. Partition Carried Through -- 16. Regency to Kingship -- Recent Books on Swaziland.
Summary A scholarly and engaging study, this history of Swaziland, by an author who spent many years in the kingdom, presents a vivid account of the interplay of politics and personalities along the passage to post-colonial independence.
Subject Swaziland -- Politics and government -- To 1968.
ISBN 0313306702 (alk. paper)