Anglo-Boer War

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The Secret History of South Africa - H. R. Abercrombie

The Secret History of South Africa: Sixty-five Years in the Transvaal by H. R. Abercrombie records the eventful period of the author's life which includes the time of 1875-1910 where he not only lived but appreciated the movements of his times.

R200.00
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Die Geskiedenis van die Tweede Vryheidsoorlog in Suid-Afrika, 1899-1902: Deel IV - J. H. Breytenbach

Die Geskiedenis van die Tweede Vryheidsoorlog in Suid-Afrika, 1899-1902: Deel IV by J. H. Breytenbach is part 4 of the definitive history of the Anglo Boer War from the Boer perspective. This narrates the events from 18 December 1899 to 28 Feb 1900. Illustrated with b&w photos and fold out maps. Text in Afrikaans.

R450.00
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Archives Year Book for South African History 1942-II - Botha, CG et al

Archives Year Book for South African History, 1942-II edited by CG Botha; C Beyers; JLM Franken; HB Thom contains the following segments:

R150.00
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A Narrative of the Boer War - Thomas Fortescue Carter

A Narrative of the Boer War by Thomas Fortescue Carter presents a comprehensive account of the Anglo-Boer War and discusses its causes and results.

R450.00
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Bombardment of Ladysmith Anticipated - Alan Chalmers

At the Siege of Ladysmith 21 000 Boers were pitted against the 12 000 British troops encircling the town, and into this cauldron arrived the figure of George Charles Maidment, a British Army orderly whose diary has been reproduced in full, and with minor corrections, by Alan Chalmers in Bombardment of Ladysmith Anticipated: The Diary of a Siege. For more than 100 days Maidment recorded the events of the siege, are of which are described in fascinating detail.

R85.00
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In The Ranks Of The C.I.V. - Erskine Childers

In The Ranks Of The C.I.V. is Erskine Childers' personal diary of service in the Orange Free State and Transvaal at the end of the conventional war - and beginning of guerrilla operations - and has been reprinted in facsimile to coincide with the Anglo-Boer War centenary.

R85.00
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London to Ladysmith via Pretoria - Winston Spencer Churchill

London to Ladysmith via Pretoria by Winston Spencer Churchill is a personal record of Churchill's impressions during the first five months of the Second Boer War. It includes an account of the Relief of Ladysmith, and also the story of Churchill's capture and dramatic escape from the Boers.

R225.00
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Rights and Wrongs of the Transvaal War - Edward T. Cook

Rights and Wrongs of the Transvaal War by Edward T. Cook presents a discussion on the policy of the South African War, tracing the war back to its ultimate causes, and recalls the sequence of events immediately preceding it, and sets out the actual course of negotiations, discussing the questions of right and wrong involved in the struggle.

R300.00
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The Boer Fight for Freedom - Michael Davitt

The Boer Fight for Freedom: From the Beginning of Hostilities to the Peace of Pretoria by Michael Davitt was written after the author spent the greater part of a year in South Africa during the Second Anglo Boer War. This book contains many interesting details, such as General Piets Joubert's long letter to Queen Victoria to try to avoid war. Davitt was a a British Member of the House of Commons who resigned his seat in sympathy with the Boer cause. Limited edition number 629/1000, full red leather binding, signed by the director Hans Strydom. 

R600.00
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David and Goliath - Geo R Duxbury

David and Goliath by Geo R Duxbury is a commemoration of the Century of the First War of Independence 1880 - 1881, covering the causes, the battles, and the effects, which results in a readable account of this war.

R120.00
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Mafeking! - Malcolm Flower-Smith and Edmund Yorke

Mafeking! by Malcolm Flower-Smith and Edmund Yorke was inspired by an unpublished manuscript based largely on the diary of Mr Algie, the Town Clerk during the siege. This is a comprehensive history of the siege illustrated with many b&w photos.

R75.00
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Thank God We Kept The Flag Flying - Kenneth Griffith

Thank God We Kept The Flag Flying: The Siege And Relief Of Ladysmith 1899-1900 by Kenneth Griffith has revealed, through the words of men that were there, a very personal yet totally authentic vision of the Boer War. Kenneth Griffith's twenty-year fascination with imperial history has already produced controversial documentaries on Cecil Rhodes and the Boer War. The title comes from the words of Sir George White on his relief.  Some of those included are still alive, and have spoken directly to the author. 

R450.00
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Archives Year Book for South African History 1956-I - Kieser,A; Franken, JLM; Pelzer, AN; Wiid, JA

Archives Year Book for South African History for 1956, volume 1 edited by Dr. A. Kieser; JLM Franken, AN Pelzer and JA Wiid.

Contains three articles: The first, 'Joseph Chamberlain and the South African Republic 1895-1899,' is by Richard H. Wilde. This is followed by 'Willem Hendrik Jacobsz se rol in die onafhanklikheid - en eenheidstrewe van die Voortrekkers op die Hoeveld (1847-1852)' by G. D. J. Duvenage. Finally, 'The Siege of Pretoria 1880 1881,' is by Arthur M. Davey. 

R150.00
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Words by an Eyewitness - "Linesman"

Words by an Eyewitness by "Linesman" presents a first-hand account of the Anglo-Boer War, written hastily from the seat of war in the intervals of events, and presents the human side of the conflict as opposed to a historical rendition.

R200.00
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Oorwinning Sonder Roem - Andre Malan

Oorwinning Sonder Roem: 'n Fotoalbum van herinnerings aan die Anglo-Boereoorlog, 1899-1902 by Andre Malan presents a photo album of memories of the Anglo-Boer War.

Afrikaans text.

R300.00
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The Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902 - Johannes Meintjes

The Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902: A Pictorial History by Johannes Meintjes presents, through its ordered pictorial composition, this account of the Anglo-Boer war. The people, their dress and uniforms come alive. Above all the book shows some of the more human aspects of a war which saw a David and Goliath confrontation and fostered advances in strategic warfare which we still employ today.

R200.00
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With the Boers in the Transvaal and Orange Free State 1880-81 - C. L. Norris-Newman

With the Boers in the Transvaal and Orange Free State 1880-81 by C. L. Norris-Newman gives a detailed and gripping account of the first Boer war, sparked by the discovery of diamonds.

Volume 6 of the Africana Reprint Library

R225.00
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The Boer War - Thomas Pakenham

The Boer War by Thomas Pakenham is mammoth in scope and scholarship, as vivid, fast-moving and breathtakingly compelling as the finest fiction. This is the definitive account of this extraordinary conflict -- a war precipitated by greed and marked by almost inconceivable blundering and brutalities . . . and whose shattering repercussions can be felt to this very day. This is the illustrated edition.

R225.00
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Through Desert, Veld and Mud - Paterson & Levin

H. R. Paterson and M. Levin's Through Desert, Veld and Mud: The History of 15 Maintenance Unit 1899-1999 is the history of 15 Maintenance Unit, which, from its origins at the outbreak of the Anglo Boer War, has kept their fellow regiments supplied with rations, equipment, fuel and ammunition.

R120.00
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The Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902: From the Hunter Valley to the Transvaal - L. H. Perret

The Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902: From the Hunter Valley to the Transvaal: A story of Trooper Frederick Avard of the New South Wales Lancers and the part also played by the many Australian Contingents by L. H. Perret, a relative of Trooper Avard, describes the human cost of the war. This is the revised, illustrated edition and contains numerous photographs & illustrations

R120.00
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The Boer War Diary of Sol T. Plaatje - edited by John L. Comaroff

The Boer War Diary of Sol T. Plaatje as edited by John L. Comaroff describes the Siege of Mafikeng as presented in a new way: through the eyes of one of many Africans who lived through grim months in the Boer-besieged town.

R150.00
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Simon's Town and the Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902 - A E Read

Simon's Town and the Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902 by A E Read presents the story of what went on concerning Simon's Town and the Royal Navy in particular. This special edition commemorates the centenary of the Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902. This publication is limited to 600 copies, this being the number 33. Illustrated with b&w photographs.

R450.00
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The Lindley Affair - B N Reckitt

The Lindley Affair: A Diary of the Boer War by B. N Reckitt traces with a firm but sensitive hand the human problem - individual and political, of the Boer War.

R200.00
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Diary of the Siege of Mafeking - Edward Ross

Diary of the Siege of Mafeking, October 1899 to May 1900 by Edward Ross, on the British side, valuable for its candid comments on the conduct of the seige.

The diary was brought to the attention of the Van Riebeek Society by the Cory Library, Rhodes University, who have the diary in their collection.

R120.00
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Gladstone and Kruger - D. M. Schreuder

D. M. Schreuder's Gladstone and Kruger: Liberal Government & Colonial 'Home Rule' 1880-85 is a study of British reactions to the first of the 'African' nationalisms - Afrikaner nationalism. Map included.

R120.00

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