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Title:New perspectives on the Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902 = Nuwe perspektiewe op die Anglo-Boereoorlog, 1899-1902
Editor:Constantine, Rodney James
Year:2013
Pages:274
Language:English
City of publisher:Bloemfontein
Publisher:The War Museum of the Boer Republics
ISBN:1874979464; 9781874979463
Geographic term:South Africa
Subjects:Anglo-Boer wars
military history
About persons:Jacobus Hercules de La Rey (1847-1914)
Redvers Henry Buller (1839-1908)ISNI
Leopold Charles Maurice Stennett Amery (1873-1955)
John Frederick Maurice (1841-1912)ISNI
Abstract:In this bilingual collection of eight essays on the Anglo-Boer War, compiled by the War Museum of the Boer Republics in Bloemfontein, a variety of topics is discussed, amongst others the wartime use of tactics and strategy. Chapters: How the Royal Artillery saved Sir Redvers Buller in South Africa (RAS Atwood); The meaning of the term 'military strategy', with special reference to the Anglo-Boer War (André Wessels); Was die Britse proklamasies van 1900 in die Oranje-Vrystaat wettige oorlogsvoering? (Jaco de Bruin, André Wessels en Johan Henning); The British blockhouses of the Anglo-Boer War (Johan Hattingh and André Wessels); 'Lies, damned lies and statistics': statistics and the British concentration camps database (Elizabeth van Heyningen); The principles of military strategy (André Wessels); Die 'stofwolk' by Ysterspruit: 'n krygshistoriese evaluering van die militêre optrede van generaal Koos de la Rey voor en tydens die slag van Ysterspruit, 25 Februarie 1902 (A.W.G. Raath); Writing the Anglo-Boer War: Leo Amery, Frederick Maurice and the history of the Second South African War (Peter Donaldson). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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