JAN SMUTS, son of the veld, pilgrim of the world, a reappraisal

: du Pisani (K.) et al eds.

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571pp., illus., hardback, First English Language Edition, Pretoria, 2019


Originally published in Afrikaans in 2017 as Jan Smuts, van boerseun tot wȇreldverhoog, 'n herwaardering. Translated into English by Bridget Theron.

A collection of essays that re-evaluate the role Jan Smuts played as an intellectual, a military commander, a politician and cabinet minister, and a statesman. Includes contributions by Fransjohan Pretorius, André Wessels, Pieter du Toit, Dan Kriek, Chris de Jager, Ockert Geyser and Kobus du Pisani.