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The last Boer war.

by H. Rider Haggard

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

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

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT928 .H14 1973
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxx, 244 p.
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23309720M
    ISBN 100836992229
    OCLC/WorldCa520866

    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. The Last Boer War is a non-fiction book by H. Rider Haggard about the Boer War of It was originally written in but not published until years later. (Excerpt from Wikipedia).

    What were the main causes. of the Boer War? Britain’s last imperialist war. It was a war that Piers Brandon describes in his book on The Decline and Fall of the British Empire as 'the greatest catastrophe to strike the British Empire since the loss of the American colonies'. The Last Boer War was written in , just at the beginning of the war, by H. Rider Haggard, author of books such King Solomon's Mines. As a scholarly source the book is of little value, having been written mainly for commercial reasons to satisfy the public's thirst for news about the war, but without an objective perspective or a full.

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The Last Boer War book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is a pre historical reproduction that was curated for qu 3/5. THE LAST BOER WAR "I am told that these men (the Boers) are told to keep on agitating in this way, for a change of Government in England may give them again the old order of things.

Nothing can show greater ignorance of English politics than such an idea. 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. I loved this book. It is a very detailed history of the second Anglo Boer war.

It spends a lot of time on the politics of the war from the British perspective, and some of that was not as interesting to me, but the accounts of the strategy, tactics, individuals, and battles was really enjoyable/5().

His book, 'Life on Commando during the Anglo-Boer War The last Boer war. book, was runner-up for the Sunday Times Alan Paton Award. The Afrikaans edition won three major awards. The Great Boer War ( - ) – more properly the Great Anglo-Boer War – was one of the last romantic wars, pitting a sturdy, stubborn pioneer people fighting to establish the independence of their tiny nation against the British Empire at /5(89).

The Last Boer War is a non fiction book by H Rider Haggard about the Boer War of Excellent first-hand history by an eye witness who also happened to be one of the leading authors of the late 19th century.

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Title: The Last Boer War Language: English: LoC. 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. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Haggard, H.

Rider (Henry Rider), Last Boer war. London: K. Paul, Trench, Trübner, The Boer War,Gregory Fremont-Barnes. If you want a shorter history of the Boer War then you should consider this book. Fremont-Barnes puts the Boer War firmly into context, with good sections on the background in South Africa, and a good chapter on the war itself.

The other day I was checking in Will Bennett's excellent book "Absent Minded Beggars" for something else when I ran across "the last survivor of the Boer War"; a reference to one George IVES of the Gloucestershire IY ( Tpr, 1st Coy., Ist Bn., IY.

- note that my CD of the IY says 1st Coy. while BBM says Gloucestershire IY was 3rd Coy.). 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 Read full review5/5(3). Get this from a library. The last Boer War. [H Rider Haggard] -- The author H. Rider Haggard is today best remembered for classics of the action-adventure genre such as She and King Solomon''s Mines.

But these masterworks of ""lost world"" fiction had their roots. The Last Boer War is a non fiction book by H Rider Haggard about the Boer War of It was originally written in but not published until years later. In this seriesBrand: Consumer Oriented Ebooks Publisher.

The Last Boer War is a non-fiction book by H. Rider Haggard about the Boer War of It was originally written in but not published until years later.

Haggard wrote the book inprimarily in his Chambers where he was working as a barrister. The last Boer war by H.

Rider Haggard; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: History, Transvaal (South Africa) War of ; Places: Transvaal (South Africa); Times: War. Read "The Last Boer War" by H. Rider Haggard available from Rakuten Kobo. The author H. Rider Haggard is today best remembered for classics of Brand: The Floating Press.

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