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The last Boer War

Author: H Rider Haggard
Publisher: [Auckland, New Zealand] : The Floating Press, 1900. ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author H. Rider Haggard is today best remembered for classics of the action-adventure genre such as She and King Solomon''s Mines. But these masterworks of ""lost world"" fiction had their roots in Haggard''s real-life experiences in what is now known as South Africa, where he lived for a time as a young man. In this nonfiction account of the brutal conflict that gripped the region in the late 19th century,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Haggard, H. Rider.
Last Boer War.
Auckland : The Floating Press, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: H Rider Haggard
ISBN: 9781776580583 1776580583
OCLC Number: 891399721
Description: 1 online resource (230 pages)
Contents: Title; Contents; The Last Boer War; Author''s Note; Chapter I --
The Transvaal --
Its Inhabitants, Laws, and Customs; Chapter II --
Events Preceding the Annexation; Chapter III --
The Annexation; Chapter IV --
The Transvaal Under British Rule; Chapter V --
The Boer Rebellion; Chapter VI --
The Retrocession of the Transvaal; Chapter VII; Appendix; Endnotes.
Responsibility: H. Rider Haggard.

Abstract:

The author H. Rider Haggard is today best remembered for classics of the action-adventure genre such as She and King Solomon''s Mines. But these masterworks of ""lost world"" fiction had their roots in Haggard''s real-life experiences in what is now known as South Africa, where he lived for a time as a young man. In this nonfiction account of the brutal conflict that gripped the region in the late 19th century, Haggard explores the causes and long-term impacts of the Boer wars.

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