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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
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
A Handbook To The Boer War By Anon
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An anonymous account of the Second Boer War which was fought in South Africa. The author served in the war for nearly two years and gives a reasonable and fairly accurate account of the war from a... More > British perspective. 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
Boer Politics. 1881 - 1900 By Yves Guyot
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Yves Guyot (6 September 1843 - 22 February 1928) was a French politician and economist. He was born at Dinan. Educated al Rennes, he took up the profession of journalism, coming to Paris in 1867. He... More > was for a short period editor-in-chief of L'Independent du midi of Nîmes, but joined the staff of Le Rappel on its foundation, and worked subsequently on other journals.In this book he examines the Boer Politics from the days of Kruger to 1900, with emphais on treaties and conventions.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