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A great history of how the country became what it is today.
There are great hardships and great triumphs described and the perseverance of the African people is remarkable and commendable.
It's a book I think everyone needs to read this, especially those of us who really don't know much about the history of Africa.
This book was very mediocre, and missed so many people and events that would have been interesting to learn more about. For instance, Jan Smuts is barely mentioned. Read morePublished 1 month ago by George M. Regnery
A very good book for those wanting to know more about the Boer War and the history of South Africa.Published 1 month ago by Erly C. Teixeira
Well written. Keeps the reader interested. I know so much more about South Africa after reading the book. A great history of how the country became what it is today.Published 12 months ago by Jaynie Christenson
There are many excellent books on South African history. And Domique Lapierre has written some oustanding books. Read morePublished on January 16, 2012 by Todd
I can't believe so few people have reviewed this great book! LaPierre is a phenomenal author and I would have thought more people would be reading his stuff. Read morePublished on October 4, 2011 by A. Lennon
Nicely written informative history of a part of the world of which I had little previous understanding. Enjoyable and fast paced.Published on November 2, 2010 by Read more
I wish I had read this book prior to my trip to South Africa. Knowing the history of South Africa would have made my trip even more meaningful. Read morePublished on October 21, 2010 by 923samadams