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by Arthur Conan Doyle

  • ISBN: 1430447990
  • Category: Africa
  • Subcategory: History
  • Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC (January 17, 2007)
  • Pages: 148
  • ePub book: 1360 kb
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The War in South Africa: Its Cause and Conduct is an essay written by Arthur Conan Doyle first published by George Newnes Ltd. on 16 january 1902.

The War in South Africa: Its Cause and Conduct is an essay written by Arthur Conan Doyle first published by George Newnes Ltd. The War in South Africa (16 january 1902, Smith, Elder & C. George Newnes Ltd. ). George Bell & Sons Colonial issue ). The War in South Africa (17 february 1902, Smith, Elder & C. 2nd ed. The War in South Africa (march 1902, McClure, Phillips & Co.

It is impossible to appreciate the South African problem and the causes which have led up to the present war between the British Empire and the Boer republics without some knowledge, however superficial, of the past history of South Africa

It is impossible to appreciate the South African problem and the causes which have led up to the present war between the British Empire and the Boer republics without some knowledge, however superficial, of the past history of South Africa. To tell the tale one must go back to the beginning, for there has been complete continuity of history in South Africa, and every stage has depended upon that which has preceded it. No one can know or appreciate the Boer who does not know his past, for he is what his past has made him.

I went to South Africa with great sympathy for the individual Boer, and with a belief that I should find soldiers in the . A long and curious letter appears in the 'Suisse Liberale' from a young Swiss who spent the whole time of the war upon a farm in the Thabanchu district of the Orange Free State.

I went to South Africa with great sympathy for the individual Boer, and with a belief that I should find soldiers in the field very different from soldiers in peace. I was three months in Bloemfontein when there were from ten to thirty thousand men encamped round the town. During that time I only once saw a man drunk. It is very impartial in its judgments, and remarks, among other things – talking of the life of the local garrison: 'They make frequent visits, send out invitations, and organise picnics.

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Author Arthur Conan Doyle recounts the events leading up to the two-year war in South Africa at the beginning of the 20th century between the Boer republics of South Africa and the British colonial empire.

Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1859. It was between 1876 and 1881, while studying medicine at the University of Edinburgh, that he began writing short stories, and his first piece was published in Chambers's Edinburgh Journal before he was 20. In 1887, Conan Doyle's first significant work, A Study in Scarlet, appeared in Beeton's Christmas Annual.

The war: Its cause and conduct. Chapter I. The boer people. It is impossible to appreciate the South African problem and the causes which have led up to the present war between the British Empire and the Boer republics without some knowledge, however superficial, of the past history of South Africa.

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle; Category: History; Price: Free. The war: its cause and conduct. CHAPTER XI. CONCLUSIONS. Chapter II. The cause of quarrel. Chapter III. The negotiations. The Crime of the Congo. By Arthur Conan Doyle. The Great Boer War. A Visit to Three Fronts: June 1916. Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Illustrated.

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