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Transvaal Rebellion The First Boer War, 1880-1881

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ISBN-10: 0582772613

ISBN-13: 9780582772618

Edition: 2004

Authors: John Laband

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This book takes a unique look atthefirst Boer warby concentrating on the events and battles of the First Boer War. Due attention is also given to the 2nd Boer War - it's origins, key players and significance for the future of South Africa. The personal stories of heroism and sacrifice, sieges, rebellions and battles,make for an enthralling and dramatic tale - a classic of military history that will find a ready audience amongst military enthusiasts.
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Book details

List price: $56.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 2/10/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 9.21" wide x 6.14" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Preface: A Clash of Military Cultures
The Imperial Factor and the Transvaal
The situation in the Transvaal Territory in 1880 and the outbreak of rebellion
The Boer and the British military systems
In open rebellion: the Boers seize the military initiative
'Cribbed, cabined, confined, bound-in': the blockaded garrisons
The Natal Field Force
Laing's Nek
Seeking a way out of the war
Peace and betrayal
Conclusion: 'Remember Majuba!'