PK van der Byl, African Statesman
Johannesburg: 30º South Publishers, 2010
If you need a useful and practical hero in the field of race politics and statecraft, you might take a good look at a colorful and headstrong eccentric named Pieter Kenyon Fleming-Voltelyn van der Byl (1923-1999).
When it comes to the story of independent Rhodesia, most people only remember Prime Minister Ian Douglas Smith. (more…)