Boer Politics
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Boer Politics

By Yves Guyot
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  • BOER POLITICS
  • Translated from the French
    • London: JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE STREET 1900
  • INTRODUCTION.
  • CONTENTS.
  • PREFACE.
    • The Question.
      • Pro-Boer Argument.
      • The Profits from the Jameson Raid.
      • The Logical Consequences of the Jameson Raid.
    • Pro-Boer Argument.
    • The Profits from the Jameson Raid.
    • The Logical Consequences of the Jameson Raid.
  • CHAPTER I.
    • BOER APOLOGISTS.[2]
      • 1.—Disregard of Facts and Subordination to the Vatican.
      • 2.—The Boers, the Natives, and Slavery.
      • 3.—Essentially a Man of War and Politics.
    • 1.—Disregard of Facts and Subordination to the Vatican.
    • 2.—The Boers, the Natives, and Slavery.
    • 3.—Essentially a Man of War and Politics.
  • CHAPTER II.
    • ENGLISH AND BOERS.[5]
      • 1.—The Ideal of the Boers.
      • 2.—The English in South Africa.
      • 3.—"The Crime."
      • 4.—British Sphere of Influence in 1838.
      • 5.—England, the Transvaal, and the Orange Free State.
    • 1.—The Ideal of the Boers.
    • 2.—The English in South Africa.
    • 3.—"The Crime."
    • 4.—British Sphere of Influence in 1838.
    • 5.—England, the Transvaal, and the Orange Free State.
  • CHAPTER III.
    • THE ANNEXATION OF THE TRANSVAAL AND THE CONVENTIONS OF 1881 AND 1884.[6]
      • 1.—The "Gold Mines" Argument.
      • 2.—Boer Anarchy.
      • 3.—The Boers saved by the English.
      • 4.—The Annexation of the Transvaal and the Conventions of 1881 and 1884.
      • 5.—The Convention of 1881 inapplicable.
      • 6.—Violation by the Boers.
    • 1.—The "Gold Mines" Argument.
    • 2.—Boer Anarchy.
    • 3.—The Boers saved by the English.
    • 4.—The Annexation of the Transvaal and the Conventions of 1881 and 1884.
    • 5.—The Convention of 1881 inapplicable.
    • 6.—Violation by the Boers.
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • ARTICLES OF THE CONVENTION OF 1884.[7]
      • 1.—Krüger's Point of View.
      • 2.—England's Obligations.
      • 3.—Equality of Rights among the Whites according to Mr. Krüger in 1881.
      • 4.—Preamble of the Convention of 1881.
      • 5.—Articles 4, 7 and 14 of the Convention of 1884.
    • 1.—Krüger's Point of View.
    • 2.—England's Obligations.
    • 3.—Equality of Rights among the Whites according to Mr. Krüger in 1881.
    • 4.—Preamble of the Convention of 1881.
    • 5.—Articles 4, 7 and 14 of the Convention of 1884.
  • CHAPTER V.
    • LAW AND JUSTICE IN THE TRANSVAAL.[9]
      • 1.—Contempt of Justice.
      • 2.—Confusion of Powers.
    • 1.—Contempt of Justice.
    • 2.—Confusion of Powers.
  • CHAPTER VI.
    • POLICE, JUSTICE, AND LAW ACCORDING TO BOER METHODS.[10]
      • 1.—Legal and Judicial System of the Transvaal.
      • 2.—The Police.
      • 3.—An Ingenious Collusion.
      • 4.—The Lombaard Case.
    • 1.—Legal and Judicial System of the Transvaal.
    • 2.—The Police.
    • 3.—An Ingenious Collusion.
    • 4.—The Lombaard Case.
  • CHAPTER VII.
    • SECURITY OF INDIVIDUALS ACCORDING TO BOER IDEAS.[11]
      • 1.—The Amphitheatre Case.
      • 2.—Different modes of estimating bail.
      • 3.—The Uitlanders' Petition.
      • 4.—Security of the Individual according to Boer ideas.
      • 5.—The Murder of Mrs. Appelbe.
    • 1.—The Amphitheatre Case.
    • 2.—Different modes of estimating bail.
    • 3.—The Uitlanders' Petition.
    • 4.—Security of the Individual according to Boer ideas.
    • 5.—The Murder of Mrs. Appelbe.
  • CHAPTER VIII.
    • BOER OLIGARCHY.
  • CHAPTER IX.
    • THE TRUTH ABOUT THE GOLD MINES.[12]
      • 1.—That Gold is Mine!
      • 2.—The Proportion of Gold per Ton.
      • 3.—Cost of Production.
      • 4.—A Gold Mine is an Industrial Undertaking.
      • 5.—Distribution of the Gold Production.
      • 6.—Cost of Production and the Transvaal.
      • 7.—What the "Vultures" brought.
    • 1.—That Gold is Mine!
    • 2.—The Proportion of Gold per Ton.
    • 3.—Cost of Production.
    • 4.—A Gold Mine is an Industrial Undertaking.
    • 5.—Distribution of the Gold Production.
    • 6.—Cost of Production and the Transvaal.
    • 7.—What the "Vultures" brought.
  • CHAPTER X.
    • FINANCIAL POLICY OF THE BOERS[14]
      • 1.—Receipt of the Boer Exchequer.
      • 2.—Budget Assessment of the Burghers.
      • 3.—Salaries of Boer Officials.
      • 4.—The Debit Side of the Boer Budget.
      • 5.—New Taxes.
      • 6.—Attempt to Raise a Loan.
      • 7.—Fleecing the Uitlanders!
    • 1.—Receipt of the Boer Exchequer.
    • 2.—Budget Assessment of the Burghers.
    • 3.—Salaries of Boer Officials.
    • 4.—The Debit Side of the Boer Budget.
    • 5.—New Taxes.
    • 6.—Attempt to Raise a Loan.
    • 7.—Fleecing the Uitlanders!
  • CHAPTER XI.
    • MONOPOLIES IN THE TRANSVAAL AND THE NETHERLANDS RAILWAY COMPANY.[16]
      • 1.—Article XIV. and the Monopolies.
      • 2.—The Dynamite Monopoly.
      • 3.—Railways.
      • 4.—The Drift Question.
      • 5.—Methods of Exaction.
    • 1.—Article XIV. and the Monopolies.
    • 2.—The Dynamite Monopoly.
    • 3.—Railways.
    • 4.—The Drift Question.
    • 5.—Methods of Exaction.
  • CHAPTER XII.
    • "CAPITALIST INTRIGUES" AND THE WAR.[17]
      • 1.—A War of Capitalists.
      • 2.—A Local Board.
      • 3.—A Deliberative Council.
      • 4.—Timidity of the Chamber of Mines.
      • 5.—The Petition and the Despatch of May 10th.
    • 1.—A War of Capitalists.
    • 2.—A Local Board.
    • 3.—A Deliberative Council.
    • 4.—Timidity of the Chamber of Mines.
    • 5.—The Petition and the Despatch of May 10th.
  • CHAPTER XIII.
    • THE FRANCHISE.[19]
      • 1.—Impossible Comparisons.
      • 2.—Policy of Reaction.
      • 3.—The Bloemfontein Conference.
    • 1.—Impossible Comparisons.
    • 2.—Policy of Reaction.
    • 3.—The Bloemfontein Conference.
  • CHAPTER XIV.
    • THE FRANCHISE.
    • AFTER THE CONFERENCE OF BLOEMFONTEIN.[20]
      • 1.—A Krüger Trick.
      • 2.—The Bill passed by the Volksraad.
      • 3.—Pretended Concessions.
      • 4.—The Joint Commission.
      • 5.—Bargaining.
      • 6.—The Conditions, and Withdrawal of Proposals.
      • 7.—The Franchise is Self-Government.
    • 1.—A Krüger Trick.
    • 2.—The Bill passed by the Volksraad.
    • 3.—Pretended Concessions.
    • 4.—The Joint Commission.
    • 5.—Bargaining.
    • 6.—The Conditions, and Withdrawal of Proposals.
    • 7.—The Franchise is Self-Government.
  • CHAPTER XV.
    • THE SUZERAINTY OF ENGLAND AND THE SOUTH AFRICAN REPUBLIC.[21]
      • 1.—Who raised the Question of Suzerainty?
      • 2.—The Suzerainty and the Conference of the Hague.
    • 1.—Who raised the Question of Suzerainty?
    • 2.—The Suzerainty and the Conference of the Hague.
  • CHAPTER XVI.
    • THE ARBITRATION QUESTION.[22]
      • 1.—How the Transvaal interprets Arbitration.
      • 2.—Mr. Chamberlain's Conditions.
    • 1.—How the Transvaal interprets Arbitration.
    • 2.—Mr. Chamberlain's Conditions.
  • CHAPTER XVII.
    • THE BOER ULTIMATUM.[23]
      • 1.—Dr. Kuyper's Logic.
      • 2.—Despatches of the 8th and 22nd September.
      • 3.—The Ultimatum.
    • 1.—Dr. Kuyper's Logic.
    • 2.—Despatches of the 8th and 22nd September.
    • 3.—The Ultimatum.
  • CHAPTER XVIII.
    • DR. KUYPER'S FINAL METAPHOR.[24]
      • 1.—Where are the Peace Lovers?
      • 2.—The Moral Worth of the Boers.
      • 3.—A Lioness out of Place.
      • 4.—Moral Unity by Means of Unity of Method.
    • 1.—Where are the Peace Lovers?
    • 2.—The Moral Worth of the Boers.
    • 3.—A Lioness out of Place.
    • 4.—Moral Unity by Means of Unity of Method.
  • APPENDIX A.
    • ENGLAND, HOLLAND AND GERMANY.[26]
  • APPENDIX B.
    • Dr. Kuyper's Admission.
      • Offer To Dr. Kuyper.
      • II. Reply of Dr. Kuyper.
      • III. Another Letter.
      • IV. M. Brunetière's Refusal.
      • V.
    • Offer To Dr. Kuyper.
    • II. Reply of Dr. Kuyper.
    • III. Another Letter.
    • IV. M. Brunetière's Refusal.
    • V.
  • APPENDIX C.
    • THE LAST PRO-BOER MANIFESTATION.
  • APPENDIX D.
    • SOUTH AFRICAN CRITICS.
  • APPENDIX E.
    • THE TRANSVAAL AND THE PEACE CONFERENCE HELD IN PARIS FROM SEPTEMBER 30th TO OCTOBER 5th, 1900.
      • Sitting of October 1st.
    • Sitting of October 1st.
    • FOOTNOTES:
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