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The International Impact of the Boer War

The International Impact of the Boer War

by Keith Wilson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312239734

ISBN-13: 9780312239732

Pub. Date: 08/18/2001

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This collection of essays seeks for the first time to put the South African Boer War in its international context. Each essay examines the perspective of one country assessing the extent to which governments tried to capitalize on Britain's embarrassment and distraction and how their perceptions of British policy and the future of the British Empire were

Overview

This collection of essays seeks for the first time to put the South African Boer War in its international context. Each essay examines the perspective of one country assessing the extent to which governments tried to capitalize on Britain's embarrassment and distraction and how their perceptions of British policy and the future of the British Empire were altered.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312239732
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
08/18/2001
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.16(w) x 9.88(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction—Wolfgang J. Mommsen
• The Origins of the Boer War—Peter Henshaw
• Britain and the Boer War—Keith Wilson
• France and the Boer War—Pascal Vernier
• Russia and the Boer War—Derek Spring
• Germany and the Boer War—Martin Kroger
• The Boer War and General von der Goltz—Feroz Yasamee
• Austria-Hungary and the Boer War—F. Roy Bridge
• Italy and the Boer War—Gilles Ferragu
• Holland and the Boer War—Martin Bossenbrock
• Portugal and the Boer War—Pedro Lains & Fernando Dores Costa
• Delagoa Bay in the aftermath of the South African War—Sandra Ferreira
• The USA and the Boer War

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