329pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2020
A collection of essays on the dynamics of civilian-driven mass violence against Indigenous peoples in Western colonial expansion around the world.
"'No Savage Shall Inherit the Land': civilian-driven violence in the making of settler genocides" by Mohamed Adhikari
"'An Unbroken Line of Crimes and Blood': settler militia and the extermination and enslavement of San in the Graaff-Reinet district of the Cape Colony, c. 1776-1825" by Lance van Sittert and Thierry Rousset
"'Little Kings': farmers' 'erasive' practices in German South West Africa" by Robert Gordon.
Mohamed Adhikari is Emeritus Associate Professor in the Department of Historical Studies at the University of Cape Town.