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John Smith
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2009 -12:         North-West University, South Africa:


Philosophiae doctor (African History)

Thesis:  A Reappraisal of the Battle of Blood River
Supervisor: Prof Dr A. Nother


2007 -9:           North-West University, South Africa:


Magister Artium (History) (cum laude)

Dissertation:  Indebele Migrations in Sub-Saharan Africa (c. 1780 – 1870)
Supervisor:  Dr A.N. Example


2007:               Rhodes University, South Africa:


Baccalaureaus Artium Honoris

BAH 4.1: African History: 84%

BAH 4.3: European History: 75%


2004 -6:           Rhodes University, South Africa:


Baccalaureaus Artium (cum laude)

Degree obtained with the following credits:

BAE1   Economics I (67%)

BAX1   IsiXhosa I (78%)

BAX2   IsiXhosa II (80%)

BAA1   Anthropology I (76%)

BAA2   Anthropology II (72%)

BAE1   English I (76%)

BAE2   English II (76%)

BAE3   English III (68%)

BAH1  History I (87%)

BAH2  History II (82%)

BAH3  History III (80%)





2012:   The Battle of Blood River In preparation for University of South Africa Press.


Accredited Articles

2011:   Border War Disputes of the Eastern Cape (1845-46) in International Journal for Historical Research. Vol. 2:345-347.

2009:   Zulu Battle Strategies in South African Journal for African Studies, Vol.3:234-236.