The Boer War

The author challenges many of the accepted views of historians.

The Boer War

The Boer War

The author challenges many of the accepted views of historians. He exposes the crucial role of the two Rand millionaires in precipitating the war. He throws new light on the blunders of British generals and writes movingly of the plight of the 100,000 black Africans who served both armies. The narrative is based on first hand and largely unpublished sources.

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The Boer War
Language: en
Pages: 659
Authors: Thomas Pakenham
Categories: Guerre des Boers, 1899-1902
Type: BOOK - Published: 1979 - Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson

The author challenges many of the accepted views of historians. He exposes the crucial role of the two Rand millionaires in precipitating the war. He throws new light on the blunders of British generals and writes movingly of the plight of the 100,000 black Africans who served both armies. The
The Boer War
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Bill Nasson
Categories: South Africa
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: History Publishing Group

The Boer War was a costly colonial conflict between the British Empire and the two independent Boer republics in South Africa. Pitting the superior armed might of British imperialism against two of the world’s tiniest rural states, it nevertheless took almost three years for the Boer forces to be defeated.
The Boer War
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Martin Bossenbroek
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-09 - Publisher:

The Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) is one of the most intriguing conflicts of modern history. It has been labeled many things: the first media war, a precursor of the First and Second World Wars, the originator of apartheid. The difference in status and resources between the superpower Great Britain and two
The Boer War
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Martin Bossenbroek
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-30 - Publisher: Seven Stories Press

The Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) is one of the most intriguing conflicts of modern history. It has been labeled many things: the first media war, a precursor of the First and Second World Wars, the originator of apartheid. The difference in status and resources between the superpower Great Britain and two
The Boer War
Language: en
Pages: 405
Authors: Winston S. Churchill
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-23 - Publisher: Rosetta Books

A fascinating piece of first-person reporting from the British statesman’s early years as a war correspondent in South Africa. As a young, ambitious soldier, Winston S. Churchill managed to get himself posted to the 21st Lancers in 1899 as a war correspondent for the Morning Post—and joined them in fighting

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