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  • Letters From the Empire by Stephen Morris
    Letters From the Empire (English, Paperback) Stephen Morris

    Allan Marriot Hutchins, handsome, quick-witted and adventurous, was one of thousands of young men from the shires who, in 1900, volunteered to fight determined, well-armed Boers in a war that foreshadowed the later carnage of the twentieth century, fought with maxim guns, heavy artillery and bitter reprisals against guerrillas and civilians.

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  • A Splendid Savage by Steve Kemper
    A Splendid Savage (English, Hardback) Steve Kemper

    A life of adventure and military daring on violent frontiers across the American West, Africa, Mexico, and the Klondike.

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  • Zulu Victory by Ron Lock
    Zulu Victory (English, Paperback) Ron Lock, Peter Quantrill

    An outstanding examination of the Isandlwana affair.

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  • Companion to the Anglo-Zulu War by Ian Knight
    Companion to the Anglo-Zulu War (English, Hardback) Ian Knight

    The Anglo-Zulu War was a defining episode in British imperial history, and it is still a subject of intense interest. The Zulu victory at Isandlwana, the heroic British defence of Rorke's Drift and the eventual British triumph are among the most closely researched events of the colonial era. In this historical companion, Ian Knight, one of the foremost authorities on the war and the Zulu kingdom,...

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  • The Boer War 1899-1902 by John Grehan
    The Boer War 1899-1902 (English, Hardback) John Grehan, Martin Mace

    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.

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  • A Splendid Savage by Steve Kemper
    A Splendid Savage (English, Paperback) Steve Kemper

    "Rich, detailed, and pitch-perfect, with the witty and wonderful skipping off every page." -Maxwell Carter, Wall Street Journal

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  • Memorializing the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902 by Valerie B. Parkhouse
    Memorializing the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902 (English, Paperback) Valerie B. Parkhouse

    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 compared to those to previous conflicts like the Crimean War, fifty years earlier.

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  • Friends and Enemies by Hugh Rethman
    Friends and Enemies (English, Paperback) Hugh Rethman

    When the Boer Republics invaded Natal in 1899, the invaders could have been driven out with casualties measured in hundreds. Instead Britain was to lose nearly 9,000 men killed in action, more than 13,000 to disease and a further 75,000 wounded and sick were invalided back to Britain. The war ended in 1902 with a very unsatisfactory Peace Treaty.

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  • The Boer War by Bill Nasson
    The Boer War (English, Paperback) Bill Nasson

    A new perspective on the last, longest and most expensive of Britain's colonial wars.

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  • At the front by Jannie Geldenhuys
    At the front (English, Paperback) Jannie Geldenhuys

    General Jannie Geldenhuys is widely regarded as one of the leading military commanders South Africa has ever produced. This book reflects on a life defined as much by a military career spanning more than four decades as it was by politics and indeed the need for peace on the African sub-continent.

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  • Dankie, generaal by Nico Moolman
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  • The Experience of Warfare in Britain: Crimea, Boer and the First World War 1854-1929 by Alan Farmer
    The Experience of Warfare in Britain: Crimea, Boer and the First World War 1854-1929 (English, Paperback) Alan Farmer

    Ensure your students have access to the authoritative and in-depth content of this popular and trusted A Level History series.

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  • Churchill's South Africa by Chris Schoeman
    Churchill's South Africa (English, Hardback) Chris Schoeman

    In October 1899, the 24-year-old Winston Churchill sailed for South Africa as war correspondent for the Morning Post to report on the Boer War. Churchill's South Africa covers the future statesman's travels across the Great Karoo and through the green hills of Natal, his capture by the Boers, his escape to Delagoa Bay and his triumphant return to the Natal front as an officer in the SA Light...

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  • Letters from Mafeking by Spiers, Edward
    Letters from Mafeking (English, Hardback) Spiers, Edward

    The famous 217-day siege from those who experienced the smoke, dust, heat, rain and the horrible sights and sounds of the fighting.

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  • Synthesizing Hope by Anne Pollock
    Synthesizing Hope (English, Hardback) Anne Pollock

    Synthesizing Hope opens up the material and social world of pharmaceuticals by focusing on an unexpected place: iThemba Pharmaceuticals. Founded in 2009 with a name taken from the Zulu word for hope, the small South African startup with an elite international scientific board was tasked with drug discovery for tuberculosis, HIV, and malaria. Anne Pollock uses this company as an entry point for...

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  • How Can Man Die Better by Mike Snook
    How Can Man Die Better (English, Paperback) Mike Snook

    Wednesday 22 January 1879 was one of the most dramatic days in the long and distinguished history of the British Army. At noon a massive Zulu host attacked the 24th Regiment in its encampment at the foot of the mountain of Isandlwana, a distinctive feature that bore an eerie resemblance to the Sphinx badge of the outnumbered redcoats. This is a uni

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  • Who Killed Kitchener? by David Laws
    Who Killed Kitchener? (English, Hardback) David Laws

    Lord Horatio Herbert Kitchener is most famous today as the face of the poster that led country's recruitment drive during the early part of the First World War. But in recent years, with the recent release of records by the government, it has been the nature of his death that has stirred up passions long forgotten....

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  • Synthesizing Hope by Anne Pollock
    Synthesizing Hope (English, Paperback) Anne Pollock

    Synthesizing Hope opens up the material and social world of pharmaceuticals by focusing on an unexpected place: iThemba Pharmaceuticals. Founded in 2009 with a name taken from the Zulu word for hope, the small South African startup with an elite international scientific board was tasked with drug discovery for tuberculosis, HIV, and malaria. Anne Pollock uses this company as an entry point for...

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