The Boer War: A History by Denis Judd, Keith Surridge

By Denis Judd, Keith Surridge

The Boer warfare of 1899-1902 used to be an epic of heroism and bungling, crafty and barbarism with a rare solid of characters - together with Churchill, Rhodes, Conan Doyle, Smuts, Kipling, Gandhi, Kruger and Kitchener. The struggle published the ineptitude of the British army and unexpectedly uncovered the corrupt underside of imperialism - within the institution of the 1st focus camps, the capturing of Boer prisoners-of-war and the embezzlement of army offers by means of British officials. This acclaimed e-book presents a whole historical past of the Boer warfare - from the 1st indicators of unrest to the eventual peace. within the approach, it debunks numerous of the myths that have grown up round the clash and explores the lethal legacy it left for southern Africa.

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