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The Boer War

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Author: Pakenham, Thomas


Reference #: 1611

Status: Sold

List Price: $20.00

Random House, New York, 1979. First Edition. A Near Fine copy (underlining to two lines of Historical Note) in Fine dust jacket. Pp. [xxix], [2, map] + 718; photographs; 9 maps; illustrated endpapers; extensive Bibliography, Notes, Index and chronology.

“The war declared by the Boers of South Africa on October 11, 1899, gave the British, as Kipling said, ‘No end of a lesson.’ The public expected it to be over by Christmas. It proved to be the longest (thirty-three months), the costliest (almost half a billion dollars), the bloodiest (at least 22,000 British, 25,000 Boer and 12,000 African lives), and most humiliating war that Great Britain fought between 1815 and 1914.”

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