The Life of Statesman and Industrialist Sir James Sivewright of South Africa, 1848-1916: Builder of Railways, Telegraphs and Waterworks

The Life of Statesman and Industrialist Sir James Sivewright of South Africa, 1848-1916: Builder of Railways, Telegraphs and Waterworks

By: Kenneth E. Wilburn (author)Hardback

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Abbreviations; List of Maps; List of Illustrations; Foreword: Robert Rotberg; Preface; Acknowledgements; Part One: Early Life, Telegraphy, and the Anglo-Zulu War 1848-1885; Chapter 1: Early Life and South African Telegraphs, 1848-1878; Chapter 2: Telegraphy and the Origins of the Anglo-ZuluWar, 1878-1879; Chapter 3: Sivewright and the Anglo-Zulu War, 1878-1879; Chapter 4: Trans-Africanand Ocean Telegraphy, 1877-1885; Part Two: The Imperialist Afrikander, 1885-1894; Chapter 5: Early Cape Politics and Entrepreneurship on the Witwatersrand, 1885-1894; Chapter 6: Ministry of All the Talents: Political Union of the Cape Colony, 1890-1892; Chapter 7: The Sivewright Agreement: Railway Imperialism; Chapter 8: Abroad: The Logan Contract, Delagoa Bay and the South African Students Union, 1892-1893; Chapter 9: The Logan Contract and the Ministry of All the Talents, 1893-1895; Chapter 10: Profits, Promises and Glen Grey, 1893-1895; Part Three: Laird of Lourensford, 1895-1898; Chapter 11: The Drifts Crisis and the Jameson Raid, 1895-1896; Chapter 12: The Imperialist Afrikander, the Cape, and the Transvaal, 1898; Part Four: Resident Proprietor of Tulliallan, 1899-1916; Chapter 13: South Africa from Great Britain, 1899-1916; Chapter 14: Sivewright's Redemptive Work in Ecuador, 1901-1916; Chapter 15: The Eirenicom Arrives at the Terminus, 1905-1916; Appendix A: The Sivewright Agreement (Abridged); Appendix B: The Logan Contract; Appendix C: British and US Currencies, 1878-1916; Appendix D: Vanity Fair Commentarie; Select Bibliography; Index.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773436732
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 592
  • ID: 9780773436732
  • ISBN10: 0773436731

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