Always an admirer of the administrators, the soldiers, and their women who made the empire function,
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Kipling became increasingly imperialistic and nationalistic in the second part of his life. In South Africa, he admired...
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devotes a great deal of space to mining operations and to relations between the Dutch and the English settlers. After briefly describing the underground part of the De Beers Company
diamond mines in Kimberley...