Kimberley diamond region annexed by Britain

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Historical Context Note

 Britain annexes the diamond fields of Kimberley in South Africa, calling it Griqualand West.

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Editors. "Kimberley diamond region annexed by Britain". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5152, accessed 22 September 2014.]