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With the Boer Forces By Howard C. Hillegas
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This book portrays Howard C. Hillegas' account of the Anglo-Boer War (1899 - 1902). He was sent to South Africa as a correspondent by The New York World and wrote this book on his return to New York... More > after spending time with the Boer forces in the field. From the preface: "In the following pages I have endeavoured to present an accurate picture of the Boers in war-time. My duties as a newspaper correspondent carried me to the Boer side, and herein I depict all that I saw. Some parts of my narrative may not be pleasing to the British reader; others may offend the sensibilities of the Boer sympathisers. I have written truthfully, but with a kindly spirit and with the intention of presenting an unbiased account of the struggle as it was unfolded to the view from the Boer side."< Less
With the Boer Forces By Howard C. Hillegas
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This book portrays Howard C. Hillegas' account of the Anglo-Boer War (1899 - 1902). He was sent to South Africa as a correspondent by The New York World and wrote this book on his return to New York... More > after spending time with the Boer forces in the field. From the preface: "In the following pages I have endeavoured to present an accurate picture of the Boers in war-time. My duties as a newspaper correspondent carried me to the Boer side, and herein I depict all that I saw. Some parts of my narrative may not be pleasing to the British reader; others may offend the sensibilities of the Boer sympathisers. I have written truthfully, but with a kindly spirit and with the intention of presenting an unbiased account of the struggle as it was unfolded to the view from the Boer side."< Less
A Boer In Bangalore By Adam YAMEY
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Many Indians, including MK Gandhi (the future ‘Mahatma’), moved from the subcontinent to South Africa, particularly during the 19th century. Until the 2nd Anglo-Boer War broke out in... More > 1899, relatively few, if any, South Africans travelled to India. This illustrated book is centred around the impressions that India, and in particular Bangalore, made on an observant Boer leader who was taken to India in 1901. Illustrated.< Less
The Great Boer War By Arthur Conan Doyle
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The Great Boer War is a non-fiction work on the Boer War by Arthur Conan Doyle and first published in 1900. By the end of the war in 1902 the book had been published in 16 editions, constantly... More > revised by Doyle.< Less
"Charge!" A Story of Briton and Boer By George Fenn
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The Great Boer War By Arthur Conan Doyle
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Better known for his “Sherlock Holmes” books, Conan Doyle’s book was one of the first complete histories of the Anglo-Boer War as-it-happened. Published in 1902, Doyle’s book... More > became the standard by which all other histories of that conflict became to be measured. “Our military history has largely consisted in our conflicts with France, but Napoleon and all his veterans have never treated us so roughly as these bard-bitten farmers with their ancient theology and their inconveniently modern rifles.” – From the first chapter.< Less
Boer Women in Secret Service By Johannah Brandt
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At the start of the Second Boer War in 1899, Johanna volunteered along with three of her brothers. She served as a nurse until the British captured Pretoria, the capital of the Transvaal. The Boers... More > did not immediately surrender, and a long guerrilla war began. It was during this second phase of the Boer War that Brandt,became active for the Boer cause. She organised women to spy on British officers and hid prisoners who were on the run.These editions are facsimile prints and may contain some formatting errors or lack of graphical clarity. Some images may have been replaced or removed from original manuscript.< Less
The Boer in Peace and War By Arthur M. Mann
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The author has tried to write a fair assessment of the Boer, but in this book and as read in our modern day, it comes across as racist, bigotted and extremely harsh.If nothing else, his views do... More > explain the resentment the Boers held owards the British during the Boer Wars.These editions are facsimile prints and may contain some formatting errors or lack of graphical clarity. Some images may have been replaced or removed from original manuscript< Less
The Great Boer War By Arthur Conan Doyle
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The Great Boer War is a non-fiction work on the Boer War by Arthur Conan Doyle and first published in 1900. By the end of the war in 1902 the book had been published in 16 editions, constantly... More > revised by Doyle. It is an authorative and thorough account. The book was compiled with as much accuracy as was possible at the time and contained as much detail as a single volume permitted. These editions are facsimile prints and may contain some formatting errors or lack of graphical clarity. Some images may have been replaced or removed from original manuscript.< Less
The Great Boer War By Arthur Conan Doyle
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“Take this formidable people and train them for seven generations in constant warfare against savage men and ferocious beasts, in circumstances under which no weakling could survive, place them... More > so that they acquire exceptional skill with weapons and in horsemanship, give them a country which is eminently suited to the tactics of the huntsman, the marksman, and the rider. “Combine all these qualities and all these impulses in one individual, and you have the modern Boer—the most formidable antagonist who ever crossed thepath of Imperial Britain. “Our military history has largely consisted in our conflicts with France, but Napoleon and all his veterans have never treated us so roughly as these bard-bitten farmers with their ancient theology and their inconveniently modern rifles.”—From the first chapter. Now reworked with two dozen unique and rare pictures from the conflict.< Less