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1) Botha, Louis. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...South African soldier and statesman. A Boer (Afrikaner), he participated in the founding (1884) of the New Republic, which joined (1888) the Transvaal. Although Botha...

2) Botha, Pieter Willem. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...South African political leader. A National party member, he first entered parliament in 1948. Botha gained prominence as minister of defense (1966-80) and became...

3) Smuts, Jan Christiaan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...South African statesman and soldier, b. Cape Colony. 1Of Boer (Afrikaner) stock but a British subject by birth, he was educated at Victoria College (at Stellenbosch)...

4) de Klerk, F. W. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...South African statesman, president of South Africa (1989-94). Holding ministerial posts from 1978, he became (1989) acting president when P. W. Botha resigned. Recognizing...

5) Hertzog, James Barry Munnik. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...South African military and political leader. Before the South African War, in which he commanded a division of the Boer forces (1899-1902), he had been a judge in...

6) Durban. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...South Africa, on Natal Bay, an arm of the Indian Ocean. Durban is an industrial center, a major seaport, and a year-round resort. Industries include sugar refining,...

7) South Africa. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...South Africa, Afrikaans Suid-Afrika, officially Republic of South Africa, republic (1995 est. pop. 45,095,000), 471,442 sq mi (1,221,037 sq km), S Africa. It borders...

8) South African War. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...South African War, or Boer War, 1899-1902, war of the South African Republic (Transvaal) and the Orange Free State against Great Britain. 1 BackgroundBeginning with...

9) Transvaal. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...With the new constitution of 1994, it was divided into Eastern Transvaal (later renamed Mpumalanga), Northern Transvaal, Pretoria-Witwatersrand-Veereeniging (later...

10) apartheid. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Republic of South Africa, the legal basis of which was largely repealed in 1991-92. 1 HistoryRacial segregation and the supremacy of whites had been traditionally...

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