Leander Starr Jameson

Standard Name: Jameson, Leander Starr


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Friends, Associates Rudyard Kipling
Despite RD's admiration for Cecil Rhodes , Alfred Milner , and Leander Starr Jameson , he also liked and respected the explorer Mary Kingsley , whose political views were nothing like this own.
Harper, Lila Marz. Solitary Travelers. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press.
politics Rudyard Kipling
Always an admirer of the administrators, the soldiers, and their women who made the empire function,
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
Kipling became increasingly imperialistic and nationalistic in the second part of his life. In South Africa, he admired...
Textual Features Bessie Head
Inspired by her early, uncritical admiration for Khama III, Chief of Bechuanaland , the book moved to the intention of depicting him warts and all (using a title given him by his people, Mother Winter...
Textual Production Flora Shaw
The architects of the Jameson Raid (financed by Cecil Rhodes , led by Leander Starr Jameson ) used this intentionally undated letter to justify to the British public (after the fact) the armed incursion into...


29 December 1895-2 January 1896: The unsuccessful Jameson Raid, led by Leander...

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29 December 1895-2 January 1896

The unsuccessful Jameson Raid, led by Leander Starr Jameson and financed by Cecil Rhodes , tried to annex the Transvaal for British South Africa.


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