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Raiders of the lost Empire: South Africa's 'English' identity

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Dan Roodt is a well-known Afrikaner author and commentator in South Africa. In this essay he explores the country's "new" English identity which is founded on the old colonial identity of the nineteenth century when the redcoats invaded the Cape of Good Hope. Althouth there are only 1 million "real" English people in South Africa, thanks to the global Anglo-Saxon Empire, ...more
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Published August 25th 2014 by PRAAG (first published August 23rd 2014)
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Oct 19, 2016 Suidpunt rated it really liked it
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Ek het hierdie Maandag die boek met die vryheid van 'n Google-kaart by Google Play aangeskaf en sommer besluit om 'n Wikipedia-artikel daaroor te skryf. Wat ek toe ook het. Nou is dit tyd vir 'n resensie.

Reeds in Aweregs en Moltrein weet ons nou watter hekel Roodt daar in het dat mense skaamteloos ander kulture nabootsend naleef. Trouens, dit was Langenhoven wat gesê het:

Skeur jou los van jou eie nasie af en verwonder jou dat die ander nasies nie oormekaar val om jou in te neem nie. ’n Nasie,
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