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‘The Expenditure of a Million of British Sovereigns in this Otherwise Miserable Place’

Frontier Wars, Public Debt and the Cape’s Non-racial Constitution

Jeff Peires

much smaller number of so-called ‘merchant’ interests, longer and better established and with much closer links to London. Crudely put, the ‘commercial’ interest wanted railways to enhance domestic production, the ‘merchant’ interest prioritised harbour

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China’s New Silk Road

Autocracy Promotion in the New Asian Order?

Octavia Bryant and Mark Chou

Central Asia and beyond, and include plans for future trade and development agreements as well as infrastructure projects, from railways and highways to oil and gas pipelines. A month later, while on an official visit to Indonesia, President Xi followed

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Leslie Paul Thiele and Marshall Young

. The French high command, after the Great War, ordered an extensive series of bunkers and underground railways constructed along its border with Germany. This heavily fortified Maginot Line was to serve as an impenetrable barrier to invading German