The Last Boer War
by H. Rider Haggard
Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. 1900
Number of pages: 296
The Last Boer War is a 1899 non fiction book by H Rider Haggard about the Boer War of 1881. Excellent first-hand history by an eye witness who also happened to be one of the leading authors of the late 19th century. A must read for anyone interested in South African History or British Colonial wars.
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