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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.
The destruction and regeneration of the thorn tree are symbolic of the Afrikaner response to the Anglo-Boer War. Thus Catullus' and Totius' images of plant destruction ironically share a curious coincidence in post-colonial anti- imperialist discourse.
(34) See Donal P McCracken, Forgotten Protest: Ireland and the Anglo-Boer War, Belfast 2003, 45.
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.
In light of the relatively recent Anglo-Boer War, many Afrikaners balked at the request, but the prime minister was committed politically to unifying Boer and Brit and came down heavily in favor of taking up arms against Germany.
Mark II, IV and V ammunition was withdrawn from service in 1901 when its (possibly inadvertent) use during the Second Anglo-Boer War (1898-1902) in South Africa resulted in international condemnation of the British army for using expanding bullets against "civilized" opponents.
The statue of former President Paul Kruger, an Afrikaner hero during the Anglo-Boer War, 60 years on Church Square in Pretoria, was next, with green paint.
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.
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. He was interested in politics--local, Israeli and American.
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., which began in 1880.
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.
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