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An Unstable Frontier The Role Of Soldiers And Military Hintsa’s War

The Sixth Frontier War of 1834–1835 is known to the Xhosa as Hintsa’s War. It was not started by King Hintsa but by the Maqoma and Tyhali, Xhosa chiefs on the immediate colonial border who were infuriated by the loss … Continue reading

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