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By Denis Judd,Keith Surridge

The Boer battle of 1899-1902 used to be an epic of heroism and bungling, crafty and barbarism with a unprecedented solid of characters - together with Churchill, Rhodes, Conan Doyle, Smuts, Kipling, Gandhi, Kruger and Kitchener. The struggle published the ineptitude of the British army and all at once uncovered the corrupt underside of imperialism - within the institution of the 1st focus camps, the taking pictures of Boer prisoners-of-war and the embezzlement of army offers through British officials. This acclaimed e-book offers a whole historical past of the Boer conflict - from the 1st symptoms of unrest to the eventual peace. within the strategy, it debunks numerous of the myths that have grown up round the clash and explores the lethal legacy it left for southern Africa.

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