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The Victorian soldier in Africa

Author: Edward M Spiers
Publisher: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave, 2004.
Series: Studies in imperialism (Manchester, England)
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This book re-examines the campaign experience of British soldiers in Africa during the period 1874-1902. It uses using a range of sources, such as letters and diaries, to allow soldiers to 'speak form themselves' about their experience of colonial.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Spiers, Edward M.
Victorian soldier in Africa.
Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave, 2004
(DLC) 2005276329
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edward M Spiers
ISBN: 9781847790972 1847790976
OCLC Number: 70755929
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 212 pages) : maps, plans.
Contents: Introduction --
Fighting the Asante --
Campaigning in southern Africa --
Battling the Boers --
Intervention in Egypt --
Engaging the Mahdists --
The Gordon relief expedition --
Trekking through Bechuanaland --
Reconquering the Sudan --
Re-engaging the Boers --
Epilogue.
Series Title: Studies in imperialism (Manchester, England)
Responsibility: Edward M. Spiers.
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