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either of two wars: the first when the Boers fought England in order to regain the independence they had given up to obtain British help against the Zulus (1880-1881)

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Whereas the War of 1812 transformed social life in parts of British North America, the Anglo-Boer War did not, however important it was politically.
It would be good to have an idea of the number of war resisters in pre-Confederation Upper Canada, in the Anglo-Boer War, the First World War, the inter-war years, the Cadet training controversy, the war-toy campaign, the anti-nuclear movement, and against the Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan wars.
During the aforementioned Second Anglo-Boer War, the Mauser-armed Afrikaners taught the British army a rude lesson as to the deficiencies of their Lee-Metford/Enfield rifles.
It is also no wonder that the first act of "legalised" dispossession by the white race after reconciliation following the bitter Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) was the 1913 Land Act, which brazenly confiscated 87% of African land and resources.
Brink het die werk aangeprys: "What [Coetzee's] novel reveals, not just about the Afrikaner soul' or the underbelly of the Anglo-Boer War but about the darknesses and excesses of the human psyche, makes it a milestone and a must-read in our post-apartheid literature" (Brink).
The vast historical account begins in the pre-colonial era and cuts through some of the big themes in history, including among others the Anglo-Boer War, the revolutionary triumph of the Bolsheviks, the two world wars and the fall of apartheid.
We pay tribute to more than 5000 Boers who were exiled in this remote Island by the British after the Anglo-Boer War between 1899 and 1902.
He read newspapers from everywhere, national and international; he loved history, especially Jewish history, and gave talks locally on the subject, particularly on the Anglo-Boer War.
Raath, The British Concentration Camps of the Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902 (London, United Kingdom: War Museum, 1999).
Oom (Uncle) Paul" was the president of the Transvl, leading a resistance movement against British rule during the first Anglo-Boer War.
The topics include identity and alterity in post-colonial film versions of A Passage to India and Apocalypse Now, changing perceptions of aboriginality from 1972 to 2009, narratives of diversity in Stephen Frears' Dirty Pretty Things, facets of cultural diversity and difference in British fictional television series, and cultural diversity and national identity in Anglo-Boer War propaganda images.
Thus he served in Southern Africa, the Zulu wars, the 1st Anglo-Boer war and the Bechuanaland expedition.
At the outbreak of the Anglo-Boer War in 1899 he moved into the African hinterland to hunt elephant professionally, which he did continuously for the latter thirty-odd years of his life.
The articles on Father Mathew's Irish temperance crusade, on nineteenth-century Irish copper-mining, and on the Second Anglo-Boer War are interesting, but aside from bits of top-and-tail that refer vaguely to the Atlantic World, they are irrelevant to the book's central theme.
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