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Zulu WarriorsThe Battle for the South African Frontier$
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John Laband

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780300180312

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300180312.001.0001

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Zulu Warriors
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John Laband

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DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300180312.003.0003

In 1836 an organized migration of 14,000 farmers (or Boers), known as the “Great Trek,” was under way north across the Orange River. As many as 14,000 Emigrant Farmers or Voortrekkers left Cape Town in a series of parties that founded several republics that violently collided with their African neighbors and amongst themselves. The emigrant boers North of the Vaal River developed their republic and adopted the name Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek (ZAR). This chapter discusses the Boer relations with the Africans on the periphery of the ZAR. It also highlights the Bapedi people, who went to war in 1876 with the Boers of the ZAR.

Keywords:   migration, Boers, Great Trek, Orange River, Emigrant Farmers, Voortrekkers, Cape Town, Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, ZAR, Bapedi

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