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The last Boer war

H. Rider Haggard

The last Boer war

by H. Rider Haggard

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Published by K. Paul, Trench, Trübner in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Transvaal (South Africa) -- History -- War of 1880-1881

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby H. Rider Haggard.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxx, 244p. ;
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15626516M

    Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Haggard, H. Rider (Henry Rider), Last Boer war. London, K. Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co.,   A reading list of war fiction. Published on Sat 21 Apr EDT. Crusades. Ivanhoe, The Talisman Walter Scott. Thirty years' war. Boer war. Ladysmith Giles : Guardian Staff.

      The value of Thomas Pakenham’s superb book on the Boer War is that it demonstrates just how fanciful is the present understanding of war. The Boer War, as Pakenham describes it, was supposed to be the splendid, limited war, par excellence. The main worry of many of the officers dispatched from Britain to fight in South Africa was that the war Pages: South African War, also called the Second Boer War or the Second War of Independence, war fought from Octo , to , between Great Britain and the two Boer (Afrikaner) republics--the South African Republic (Transvaal) and the Orange Free State--resulting in British victory.

    A vast quantity of meticulous historical research, as well as interviews with the last surviving veterans, underpins this lively history of the Boer War ( - ). Pakenham's book tells three /5(3).   Winston Churchill covering the Boer war as a war correspondent, c, Bloemfontein, South Africa. Photograph: BL Singley/CORBIS This was the best book Churchill wrote, an exuberant memoir of.


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George Frederick Ives (17 November – 12 April ) was a British Canadian army veteran, who became known as the last surviving veteran of the Boer Wars. Ives became known in the UK after a piece in the Peterborough Column in the Daily record as oldest British veteran, at years, days, of any war was broken on 1 November by First World War Born: 17 NovemberBrighton, East Sussex.

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Rider Haggard This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. South African War or Boer War, –, war of the South African Republic (Transvaal) and the Orange Free State against Great Britain.

Background Beginning with the acquisition in of the Cape of Good Hope, Great Britain gradually increased its territorial possessions in S Africa and by the late 19th cent.

it held Natal, Basutoland. The Second Boer War (11 October – 31 May ) was fought between the British Empire and two independent Boer states, the South African Republic (Republic of Transvaal) and the Orange Free State, over the Empire's influence in South trigger to the war was the discovering of diamonds and gold in the Boer states.

It is also known variously as the Boer War, Anglo-Boer War Location: Southern Africa (present-day South Africa. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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Rider (Henry Rider), Last Boer war. London: K. Paul, Trench, Trübner, The First Boer War (Afrikaans: Eerste Vryheidsoorlog, literally "First Freedom War"), also known as the First Anglo-Boer War, the Transvaal War or the Transvaal Rebellion, was a war fought from 16 December until 23 March between the United Kingdom and Boers of the Transvaal (as the South African Republic was known while under British administration).Location: Transvaal (South African Republic under .