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Book

Author:Chilvers, Hedley A
Year:1929
Title:Out of the Crucible. Being the romantic story of the Witwatersrand Goldfields; and of the Great City which arose in their midst (with sixteen drawings by William M. TIMLIM)
Place:London
Publisher:Cassell
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Chapters/Entries in this book

1The Comming of 'The Gold Devil'

1
2How a Poor Handy-man Stumbled upon Untold Wealth

9
3The Rush to the Rand

21
4The Raad Watches the Diggers

29
5Couper's Great Ring Battle with Bendoff in '89

42
6The Coming of the Saints, the Doctors, and Others of Faith and Vision

53
7Highwaymen and Some Early Gold Crises

63
8How the Rand Got its Railways

71
9The Reform Plot of 1895

79
10The Story of the Jameson Raid

96
11Retribution Overtakes Raiders and Reformers

107
12The Kruger Telegram and What Came of It

117
13Four Years of Drama: 1896-1899

125
14How Lord Roberts Captured the Town - May 31, 1900

140
15How Europe Heard the Sound of the Guns

157

Buildings linked to this book

Corporation Building, 1899, Johannesburg, Gauteng. pp 146 opp
Johannesburg Fort, 1899, Hospital Hill, Johannesburg, Gauteng. pp 210 opp
Law Courts, 1910, Central, Johannesburg, Gauteng. pp 66 opp
Rand Club, 1889, Johannesburg, Gauteng. pp 82 opp
Rand Club - Second, 1888-1989, Johannesburg, Gauteng. pp 82 opp
St Mary's Cathedral, 1922, Johannesburg, Gauteng. pp 54 opp
Telephone Tower, 1893, Johannesburg, Gauteng. pp 178 opp

People or firms linked to this book

TIMLIN, William Mitcheson. pp Sixteen Illustration