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Boer Wars books

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Recently Published

The Boer War by Martin Bossenbroek The Boer War


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

The Natal Campaign A Sacrifice Betrayed by Hugh Rethman The Natal Campaign A Sacrifice Betrayed

A compelling examination of the campaign in Natal during the Boer War.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

Battle of Majuba Hill The Transvaal Campaign, 1880-1881 by John Laband Battle of Majuba Hill The Transvaal Campaign, 1880-1881

The ignominious rout of a British force at the battle of Majuba on 27 February 1881 and the death of its commander, Major General Sir George Pomeroy-Colley, was the culminating British disaster in the humiliating Transvaal campaign of 1880-1881 in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Boer Guerrilla vs British Mounted Soldier South Africa 1880-1902 by Johnny Shumate Boer Guerrilla vs British Mounted Soldier South Africa 1880-1902

Waged across an inhospitable terrain which varied from open African savannah to broken mountain country and arid semi-desert, the Anglo-Boer wars of 1880-81 and 1899-1902 pitted the British Army and its allies against the Boers' commandos. The nature of warfare...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/07/2017

Tommies The British Army in the Trenches by John Sadler, Rosie Serdiville Tommies The British Army in the Trenches
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An accessible history of the British soldier in WWI.
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/06/2017

Kruger's war The truth behind the myths of the Boer War by Chris Ash Kruger's war The truth behind the myths of the Boer War

'Kruger's War' tells the truth of the Boer War - the side which the Apartheid regime's propaganda machine did not want you to hear.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2016

Zulu Victory The Epic of Isandlwana and the Cover-Up by Ron Lock, Peter Quantrill Zulu Victory The Epic of Isandlwana and the Cover-Up
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An outstanding examination of the Isandlwana affair.
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/10/2015

Memorializing the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902 Militarization of the Landscape: Monuments and Memorials in Britain by Valerie B. Parkhouse Memorializing the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902 Militarization of the Landscape: Monuments and Memorials in Britain

Memorializing the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902 is a study of a group of memorials to soldiers who fought in a now nearly forgotten war, and deals with the many factors influencing why there was such an unprecedented number of memorials...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/01/2015

Other books in this genre

Die Boereoorlog by Martin Bossenbroek Die Boereoorlog

Die Nederlandse historikus, Martin Bossenbroek, het in 2013 die Nasionale Nederlandse Geskiedenis-prys gewen vir sy nuwe kroniek oor die oorlog wat Suid-Afrika gevorm het, en die boek is ook in 2013 op die kortlys vir die AKO Letterkunde-prys geplaas.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/10/2014

Battle Story: Mafeking 1899-1900 by Edmund Yorke Battle Story: Mafeking 1899-1900

The Siege of Mafeking remains one of the most renowned actions of the Second Boer War, with the British Army defeating a Boer force of up to 8,000 men with barely 1,500 troops.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2014

The Boer War 1899-1902 Ladysmith, Magersfontein, Spion Kop, Kimberley and Mafeking by John Grehan, Martin Mace The Boer War 1899-1902 Ladysmith, Magersfontein, Spion Kop, Kimberley and Mafeking
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First time a full collection of Despatches reports have been published. This book covers the battles fought between the British Empire and the two independent Boer republics.
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/06/2014

The Boer War London to Ladysmith via Pretoria and Ian Hamilton's March by Sir Winston S. Churchill The Boer War London to Ladysmith via Pretoria and Ian Hamilton's March

First published in Great Britain as London to Ladysmith and Ian Hamilton's March by Longmans, Green in 1900 This edition first published by Leo Cooper in 1989, reissued by Pimlico 2002.
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2013

Remembering the South African War Britain and the Memory of the Anglo-Boer War, from 1899 to the Present by Peter Donaldson Remembering the South African War Britain and the Memory of the Anglo-Boer War, from 1899 to the Present

The first comprehensive survey of the memorialisation process in Britain in the aftermath of the South African War, uncovering the themes and myths that underpinned the interpretations of the war as well as shifting patterns in how the war was...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2013

Churchill's South Africa Travels during the Anglo-Boer War by Chris Schoeman Churchill's South Africa Travels during the Anglo-Boer War


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2013

The Boer War A History by Denis Judd, Keith Terrance Surridge The Boer War A History
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The Boer War of 1899-1902 was an epic of heroism and bungling, cunning and barbarism with an extraordinary cast of characters - including Churchill, Rhodes, Conan Doyle, Smuts, Kipling, Gandhi, Kruger and Kitchener. This book provides a complete history of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/03/2013

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