Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World - Chapter LXVIL - Conclusion Summary & Analysis

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Chapter LXVIL - Conclusion Summary and Analysis

The story of Jameson and the Boers continues. There was a proclamation from the British High Commissioner stating what was required of the involved parties. The trouble continued for several years. The next time Jameson engaged the Boers, he surrendered. When Jameson surrendered at Bronkhorst, the British forces were removed from the battle. Twain goes on to analyze the casualty and loss figures from the battles.

In Chapter LXVIII, Twain talks about Mr. Rhodes and the Reformers. South Africa is rich in gold and diamond mines. The capital is from England while the mining engineers came from America. Twain is interested in the cyanide process used in the gold mining process. The miners were protesting the high taxes.

In Chapter LXIX, Twain discusses diamond mining. The Kimberly diamond deposits were the first to be discovered...

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