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2 edition of General Smuts. found in the catalog.

General Smuts.

Sarah Gertrude Millin

General Smuts.

by Sarah Gertrude Millin

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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smuts, Jan Christiaan, -- 1870-1950.

  • ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13745619M

    General Smuts [2 volumes] by Millin, Sarah Gertrude and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Read "General Smuts South Africa" by Antony Lentin available from Rakuten Kobo. Jan Smuts was one of the key figures behind the creation of the League of Nations; Wilson was inspired by his ideas, inc Brand: Haus Publishing.

    Jan Smuts - Jan Smuts - Role in World War I: Just as Smuts was drawn into the public life of his own country, so, after the outbreak of World War I, he was drawn into international affairs. When he and Botha had suppressed rebellion in South Africa, conquered South West Africa, and launched a campaign in East Africa, he went to England for an imperial conference (March ).   In , Smuts was elected to the South African Parliament and became a government minister. World War I. When the Great War began in , many Boers wanted Germany to win, taking revenge on the British. A rebellion broke out in South Africa. Prime Minister Louis Botha and Smuts, now Commandant-General of the Forces, defeated it. They used pro.

    : General Smuts? Campaign in East Africa () by Crowe, J. H. V. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices. Title: GENERAL SMUTS; 2 Volumes Author Name: Millin Sarah Gertrude Categories: History, Biography & Autobiography, Edition: First American Edition Publisher: Boston, Little Brown: Binding: Hard Cover Book Condition: Fine Jacket Condition: Fine Type: Biography Size: 8 vo, kg: kg Seller ID: Keywords: Smuts, Jan Christiaan, -- Statesmen -- South Africa -- Biography.


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GENERAL SMUTS: THE FATHER OF RECONCILIATION. An appreciation by Phillip Taylor MBE and Elizabeth Taylor of Richmond Green Chambers The World Cup may have raised South Africas sporting profile, but for our money, her history is much more fascinating hence the interest and timeliness of Tony Lentins latest historical biography of General Smuts/5.

This is a very well written and researched history book on Jan Smuts and his work to bring about a "good peace" in the Treaty of Versailles.

It was a quick read because it is so smoothly written and Smuts comes across as a very moral, thoughtful statesman, and a major player in early 20th century history. One for every school library.5/5(3). The Paperback of the General Smuts by Sarah Gertrude Liebson Gertrude Millin at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : The Amazon Book Review Book recommendations, author interviews, editors' picks, and : Sarah Gertrude Millin. Jan Smuts comes across as a quite extraordinary man, the author accurately depicting him as the larger than life personality he undoubtedly was - yet with the sort of flaws common among those intellectually impatient with their peers.

An extraordinary South African, constantly punching well above his by: 9. Get this from a library. General Smuts. [R H Kiernan] COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist.

Further -- the book is a history of the Transvaal, the Free State, the Cape Colony, from towhen he became a member of the War Cabinet. Through the story zigzags the vivid, brilliant personality of Smuts, growing from a timid boy to a great general. General Smuts Book Description: Jan Smuts was one of the key figures behind the creation of the League of Nations; Wilson was inspired by his ideas, including the mandates scheme.

Smuts is someone who I remember visiting London during the war. He was a person who enjoyed respect but little was known of him. This book goes a long way to explaining where he fits in and the type of person he was/5(38). Another good book on Smuts which covers the usual ground, but written in a refreshing and engaging way, with a new relevance for current issues.

A few notes: an issue now more relevant than ever before was his conservatism on 'the colour question', which was surprising considering that he effectively wrote the bill of rights for the 'League of /5(16).

General Smuts, South Africa: Makers of the Modern World (Makers of the Modern World) by Antony Lentin available in Hardcover onalso read synopsis and reviews. Jan Smuts was one of the most independent and influential personalities at the Paris Peace 5/5(1).

--'Flying Fox won the derby' --Smuts tries to prevent war --'A century of wrong' --Life's greatest satisfaction --Boer dream --Boer despair --Guerrilla --Commandant-General Smuts --'My duty' --Peace --'My soul is weary of my life' --Celestial messengers --Smuts and Campbell-Bannerman --Smuts and Botha --Smuts and Gandhi --A union of brothers.

This is a brilliant book that I thoroughly enjoyed. It describes the enduring and productive relationship between Jan Smuts and Winston Churchill. In so doing, the author has managed to encompass, detail and analyse 50 years of World history as seen and influenced by these two colossal world statesmen/5(7).

General Smuts by A. Lentin,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Before he left England he wrote a book about Whitman but failed to find a publisher. Returning to Cape Town inSmuts was at once drawn into politics. At first he supported Cecil Rhodes, prime minister of Cape Colony.

But the raid of L.S. Jameson on the Transvaal destroyed his confidence in Rhodes, and, finding himself without political attachment and with insufficient legal work, Smuts decided to move to. The Hardcover of the General Smuts, South Africa: Makers of the Modern World by Antony Lentin at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Coupons & Deals Book Annex Buy 1, Get 1 50% Off: Books for All Ages Bestsellers 30% Off Hardcover New Releases from 20% Off. Get this from a library. General Smuts. [R H Kiernan] COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist.

Smuts, Vol. 1 book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5(2). -- David Pike The Wittnes 'This excellent book by Anthony Lentin is in a series which concentrates on the men (including Smuts) who shaped the 5/5(3).

This is a book that anyone interested in not only the Boer War, but the role that South Africans took in the two World Wars, thanks to their leader, Jan Smuts. I wonder if we will ever truly appreciate just how much Winston Churchill did for the freedom of world from what could have been worldwide capture by the Nazis and their allies.

Get this from a library! The thoughts of General Smuts. [Jan Christiaan Smuts] -- A record of General Smuts' private and public utterances, compiled by his private secretary from to .Jan Christian Smuts (aka Jan Christiaan Smuts), OM, CH, ED, KC, FRS (24 May –11 September ) was a prominent South African and Commonwealth statesman, military leader, and served as a Boer General during the Boer War, a British General during the First World War and was appointed Field Marshal by King George VI during the Second World War.Col (later BGen) J.H.V.

Crowe commanded the artillery in East Africa under General Smuts and published an account of the campaign, General Smuts' Campaign in East Africa in Smuts was promoted to temporary lieutenant general on 18 February While the East African Campaign went fairly well, the German forces were not destroyed.