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The South African War 1899-1902 (Modern Wars)

by Bill Nasson

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by A Hodder Arnold Publication .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African history: c 1500 to c 1900,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Philosophy,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: World,
  • Republic of South Africa,
  • Africa - South - South Africa,
  • Military - Other,
  • History / Military / Other,
  • Africa - General,
  • History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10629592M
    ISBN 100340741546
    ISBN 109780340741542

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The South African War 1899-1902 (Modern Wars) by Bill Nasson Download PDF EPUB FB2

The The South African War 1899-1902 book African or Anglo-Boer War rounded off the British conquest of Southern Africa. While ultimate British victory was scarcely in doubt, the unsettling experience of having to field an army oftroops to break two of the world's tiniest agrarian states gave imperial society much to reflect upon, both during and after the conflict/5.

Of all the wars fought by Britain between andthe South African War () was the most extensive and costly. A few thousand Boer farmers defied the British army for nearly three years and were only defeated following the devastation of much of South : Hardcover.

South African War Books: An Illustrated Bibliography of English Language Publications Relating to the Boer War of [Hackett, R. G.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. South African War Books: An Illustrated Bibliography of English Language Publications Relating to the Boer War of Price: $ Moving Lord Kitchener: black military transport and supply work in the South African War, –, with particular reference to the Cape Colony.

Journal of Southern African Studies, Vol. 11, Issue. 1, by: The South African War (–), also called the Boer War and Anglo-Boer War, began as a conventional conflict. It escalated into a savage irregular war fought between the two Boer republics and a British imperial force that adopted a scorched-earth policy and used concentration camps to break the will of Afrikaner patriots and Boer guerrillas.

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. South African War, also called the Second Boer War or the Second War of Independence, war fought from Octotobetween Great Britain and the two Boer (Afrikaner) republics--the South African Republic (Transvaal) and the Orange Free State--resulting in British victory.

The book also goes back into South Africa history, and explains the country’s ethnic mix – though it has also been criticised for pro-Afrikaner attitudes.

Judge for yourself. The Anglo-Boer War By Fransjohan Pretorius. Al Venter's latest book on South Africa's year Border War along the Angolan frontier offers a host of new perspectives.

These include details about units like the South African Air Force 44 Squadron which converted Dakota aircraft into flying gun platforms similar to those used in America's war in South.

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.

Filed under: South African War, -- Concentration camps. The Boer Concentration Camps of Bermuda(New York: J. Hassell, ca.

), by John A. Hassell (page images at HathiTrust) The Brunt of the War, and Where it Fell(London: Methuen and Co., ), by Emily Hobhouse. The South African War was a costly and bitterly contested struggle. It was fought in a region populated by five million people, four million of whom were black.

This is the first history of the war to focus upon the wartime experiences of black people, and to examine the war in the context of a complex and rapidly changing colonial society increasingly shaped, but not yet transformed, by.

An excellent account of the lead-up to the war in South Africa in Iain Smith acknowledges the help of Professor FransJohan Pretorius in writing the book so you may be assured that both sides of this very complicated story is given.5/5.

Literature of /he South African War Mr. Churchill's book on the Natal campaign is of a different character. It will be remembered that, after a few years' service as a subaltern in the Ninth Hussars, that officer found a soldier's duties The Literature of the South African War, On active service with the S.J.A.B., South African war, ; a diary of life and events in the war hospitals at Wynberg, Nourse Deep, Johannesburg, and other places () (Reprint) [Leatherbound] by Inder, William Sidney, d.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The "last post": a roll of all officers (naval, military or colonial) who gave their lives for their queen, king and country, in the South African War, / (London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent, [pref.

]), by Mildred G. Dooner (page images at HathiTrust; US access only). Since the idea has been widely held that the South African War was no isolated episode but one illuminating the fundamental characteristics of British expansion, both in the nineteenth century and beyond.

Cross-reference between the particulars of South African history and theories of imperialism has long been a fact of intellectual by:   About The South African War The South African War rounded off the British conquest of Southern Africa.

Only now, a hundred years later, are some of the more baleful legacies of the war being addressed. This new history is an up-to-date account of the military struggle in South Africa including the whole web of miscalculations and shattered illusions that surrounded it which.

From Octountilthe Second Boer War (also known as the South African War and the Anglo-Boer War) was fought in South Africa between the British and the Boers (Dutch settlers in southern Africa).The Boers had founded two independent South African republics (the Orange Free State and the South African Republic) and had a long history of distrust.

The South African War was a costly and bitterly contested struggle. It was fought in a region populated by five million people, four million of whom were black.

This is the first history of the war to focus upon the wartime experiences of black people, and to examine the war in the context of a complex and rapidly changing colonial society. The South African War of was essentially a “White Man’s” war, fought to determine which white authority had real power in South Africa but other populations groups like the Zulu, Xhosa, Swazis and Basotho and Sotho’s were also involved in the war.Get this from a library!

The South African War, [Bill Nasson] -- "The South African or Anglo-Boer War rounded off the British conquest of Southern Africa. While ultimate British victory was scarcely in doubt, the unsettling experience of having to field an army of.Second Anglo-Boer War - - A British mule train stirring up the dust as it toils up a steep incline during Second Anglo-Boer War -South Africa - 'South African War (a.k.a.

the Anglo-Boer War) remains the most terrible and destructive modern armed conflict in South Africa.