Jeff Guy

University of KwaZulu-Natal

Jeff Guy is a professor of history and a research fellow at the Campbell Collections of the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa. Guy has published widely on South African history, focusing on the history of British colonialism and its effects on South Africa and particularly on what is today KwaZulu-Natal province. Guy’s many books include The Destruction of the Zulu Kingdom: The Civil War, 1879-1884(University of Natal Press, 1994), The Maphumulo Uprising: War, Law and Ritual in the Zulu Rebellion(University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2005), and most recently Remembering the Rebellion: The Zulu Uprising of 1906 (University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2007)

How did the discovery of diamonds and gold affect South Africa?
What are the different interpretations of the Mfecane?
How was the Battle of Blood River significant during apartheid?
What happened at the Battle of Blood River?
What were the different ways Africans resisted colonization?
Who lived in South Africa before the Dutch arrived?
How did Africans respond to white colonization?
How did white colonization affect African societies?
How did Moshoeshoe protect Lesotho from the Boers?
How did Lesotho’s history shape the culture of its people?
What was the role of Africans in the Anglo-Boer War?
How did the migrant labor system change how Africans lived?
What was the migrant labor system?
How was the Union of South Africa formed?
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