the british south africa company historical catalogue

John Benjamins Publishing Company

John Benjamins Publishing Company is an independent family-owned academic publisher headquartered in Amsterdam The Netherlands More We offer an academic publishing program in Linguistics Translation Studies and Terminology Psychology Philosophy Literary Studies Art and Art History In addition we offer several online resources

Our history

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British South Africa Company (BSAC)

2017-3-8The British South Africa Company (BSAC) was a mercantile company incorporated on 29 October 1889 by a royal charter given by Lord Salisbury the British prime minister to Cecil Rhodes The company was modeled on the East India Company and was expected to annex and then administer territory in south-central Africa to act as a police force and

Living in the British empire: Africa

2020-8-19In South Africa there was a complex mix of peoples - British Boers (descendants of Dutch settlers from the 1600s) and native African peoples like the Xhosa the Zulu and the Matabele The British wanted to control South Africa because it was one of the trade routes to India

Automobile

Car Specs Database of hundreds of thousands cars with detailed specifications technical data and performance data ProfessCars simulation of car accelerations in road conditions For each car info on top speed acceleration times 0-60 mph 0-100 km/h 1/4-mile times detailed photo

The Dorset Model Soldier Company

History The Dorset Model Soldier Company (Dorset Soldiers) have been producing toy style 54mm lead soldiers for collections since 1976 We offer everything from a spare part to repair a wounded 'old soldier' through castings for you to complete to your own individual taste both boxed and unboxed to

Bibliography (codes [brm] to [brs])

2016-5-8Title: The flags and banners of the British South Africa Company 1890-1923 Medium: article in a vexillological source Main author(s): Bruce B Berry Language: English Source title: Fahnen Flags Drapeaux Proceedings of the 15th International Congress of Vexillology Zurich 23-27 August 1993 Source number (date): (1999 09)

RAILWAY COUNTRY 150 Years of Rail in South Africa

2013-4-11Rhodes on behalf of the British South Africa Company signed an agreement with the Cape Government in 1889 under which the railway from Kimberley to Vryburg was constructed In 1891 Rhodes contracted George Pauling to extend the line to Mafikeng and beyond It reached the Bechuanaland (Botswana) border village of Ramathlabana in

The Historical Journal

2020-7-20The Historical Journal continues to publish papers on all aspects of British European and world history since the fifteenth century The best contemporary scholarship is represented Contributions come from all parts of the world The journal aims to publish some thirty-five articles and communications each year and to review recent historical literature mainly in the form of

History of South Africa

2020-8-16Other articles where History of South Africa is discussed: South Africa: History: The prehistory and history of South Africa span nearly the entire known existence of human beings and their ancestors—some three million years or more—and include the wandering of small bands of hominins through the savanna the inception of herding and farming as ways of

Teaching British Histories of Race Migration and

2020-8-18How to use this page This collection of links to resources on British histories of race migration and empire is a collaboration with the Runnymede Trust as part of an effort to increase the presence of Black history histories of colonialism and of migration in the UK history curricula We have asked for people to suggest useful sites and you can make further suggestions via our webform

Rhodesian Trading Company Ltd

The British South Africa Company acted as guarantor for bank loans at least until the end of the first World War in 1918 Wilson Fox manager of the British South Africa Company was involved in negotiations between the Rhodesia Trading Company (as the Rhodesia Cold Storage and Trading Company had become in 1908) and Sir Harry about a

Automobile

Car Specs Database of hundreds of thousands cars with detailed specifications technical data and performance data ProfessCars simulation of car accelerations in road conditions For each car info on top speed acceleration times 0-60 mph 0-100 km/h 1/4-mile times detailed photo

Companies and businesses

1 The only chartered company records held at The National Archives are those of the various colonial chartered companies such as the British North Borneo Company and the British South Africa Company Search for records by company name in our catalogue and use our guides to records of the Foreign Office and Colonial Office for more in-depth research

Bibliography (codes [brm] to [brs])

2016-5-8Title: The flags and banners of the British South Africa Company 1890-1923 Medium: article in a vexillological source Main author(s): Bruce B Berry Language: English Source title: Fahnen Flags Drapeaux Proceedings of the 15th International Congress of Vexillology Zurich 23-27 August 1993 Source number (date): (1999 09)

Gandhi spectacle worn in South Africa to be

2020-8-10A pair of "gold plated circular rimmed spectacles" worn by Mahatma Gandhi in South Africa are to be auctioned in Britain at an estimated price range of 10 00015 000 but are expected to fetch much more Auctioneer Andrew Stowe from East Bristol

Chaucer Auctions

Bid Live at Chaucer Auctions's Autograph and Stamp Auction Collections TV Film Military Music Sport Historical Signed Covers Photos FDCs auction 8 stamps Unmounted mint QEII defs 5/- 10/- and 1 Used QEII defs used 10/= x2 1 x2 GVI 2/6d brown def High catalogue Live Estimate 6 - 8 GBP 49 British South Africa company

Living in the British empire: Africa

2020-8-19In South Africa there was a complex mix of peoples - British Boers (descendants of Dutch settlers from the 1600s) and native African peoples like the Xhosa the Zulu and the Matabele The British wanted to control South Africa because it was one of the trade routes to India

Zimbabwe: British South Africa Company (1890

2020-8-17British South Africa Company (BSAC BSACO or BSA Company) mercantile company based in London that was incorporated in October 1889 under a royal charter at the instigation of Cecil Rhodes with the object of acquiring and exercising commercial and administrative rights in south-central Africa

South African Military History Society

2020-8-19Military History Journal (incorporating Museum Review until Volume 17) Articles published over the last 50 years Guidelines for Authors The Military History Journal (incorporating the Museum Review) established in 1967 is published by the Ditsong (previously South African) National Museum Of Military History in association with the South African Military History Society bi-annually in

A History of Zimbabwe

2014-5-30British South Africa Company (BSAC) to occupy Zimbabwe The company was granted rights to occupy and administer land raise its own police force and establish settlements within its own boundaries 1890 – The Pioneer Column of white settlers funded by mining magnet Cecil John Rhodes arrived from the south at Fort Salisbury the site of

South Africa Stock Market

The South Africa FTSE/JSE Africa All Shares Index failed to hold on gains and fell more than 0 7% on Tuesday afternoon as heavyweight extended losses after it reported on Monday a net loss of $5 2 billion for the year ended June 30 and had said that plans to sell as much as $2 billion of shares to counter high debt amid a drop in oil and chemical prices due to the pandemic

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The Historical Journal

2020-7-20The Historical Journal continues to publish papers on all aspects of British European and world history since the fifteenth century The best contemporary scholarship is represented Contributions come from all parts of the world The journal aims to publish some thirty-five articles and communications each year and to review recent historical literature mainly in the form of

SOUTHERN CENTRAL AFRICA STAMP CATALOGUE

The Stanley Gibbons Southern and Central Africa Catalogue lists and prices the stamps of British Empire and Commonwealth countries in the area from the earliest issues to date to the level of detail familiar to users of the Part 1 British Commonwealth listings The catalogue contains: Botswana: Stellaland 1884-5 / British Bechuanaland 1885-93br/ Bechuanaland Protectorate 1888-1966br

South Africa

Nevertheless South African units took part in some fierce fighting as they attempted to capture German positions near the border with British East Africa In the early months of the campaign during the bid to capture Taveta near Kilimanjaro the 2 nd South African Infantry Brigade took part in hand-to-hand fighting near Latema