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From Boer to Boer and Englishman

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Published by Hugh Rees in London .
Written in English


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Statementby Paul M. Botha ; translated from the Dutch by C.L. Botha.
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Open LibraryOL13922180M

Every Boer had been reared under the dictates of a severe and narrow-religion, whose outward expression is an intensified form of patriotism. He was taught to regard his race as a peculiar people, to hate and despise the Englishman, and to live in the remembrance of his own strange and triumphant history.   Even though the Anglo-Boer War of ended more than years ago, no extensive study on the sites of remembrance of this war that covers the country as a whole and is based on methodological research has thus far been published. This book is aimed at filling that void. This is a study of commemorative sites with a difference.


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The Boer War is a long book, clocking in at just under pages with about another pages of end notes, bibliography, and index. It is well worth the read.

When Thomas Pakenham wrote the book in the s, he interviewed some of the remaining survivors of the Boer and performed heroic research with primary sources/5. I loved this book. It is a very detailed history of the second Anglo Boer war. It spends a lot of time on the politics of the war from the British perspective, and some of that was not as interesting to me, but the accounts of the strategy, tactics, individuals, and battles was really by:   Historical, romantic saga of Boer trek.

Impoverished young Englishman, Jan, falls inlove with beautiful Boer girl, Ariel, on ship to Cape Town, South Africa. Her strict Calvinist father, de Coligny, ofroyal lineage, is trekking Boers across the Transvaal, fleeing : Clarence M. Agress. The Second Boer War (11 October – 31 May ) was fought between the British Empire and two independent Boer states, the South African Republic (Republic of Transvaal) and the Orange Free State, over the Empire's influence in South trigger to the war was the discovering of diamonds and gold in the Boer states.

It is also known variously From Boer to Boer and Englishman book the Boer Location: Southern Africa (present-day South Africa. Boer (/ b ʊər /) is Dutch and Afrikaans for "farmer".

In South African contexts, "Boers" (Afrikaans: Boere) refers to the descendants of the proto-Afrikaans-speaking settlers of the eastern Cape frontier in Southern Africa during the 18th and much of the 19th century. From to the Dutch East India Company controlled this area, but the United Kingdom incorporated it into the.

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Alone, she escaped to the colonies in Africa and into a strange new world. But with the Boer War came danger and the return of dark secrets from the past that t (illustrator). OCLC Number: Description: 46 pages ; 22 cm: Other Titles: From Boer to Boer and Englishman: Responsibility: von Paul M.

Botha ; aus dem Hollandischen ins. Boer definition: 1. a white person in South Africa who is related to the Dutch people who went to live there in the. Learn more. South African War or Boer War, –, war of the South African Republic (Transvaal) and the Orange Free State against Great Britain.

Background Beginning with the acquisition in of the Cape of Good Hope, Great Britain gradually increased its territorial possessions in S Africa and by the late 19th cent. it held Natal, Basutoland. Australian Boer War Books Sudan Military Books. Simpson and Duffy WW1 Australian Hero Gallipoli Children's Book Not Only a Hero: An Illustrated Life of Simpson, the Man with the Donkey A is for ANZAC - Primary School Gallipoli Book Brief History of the Third Reich By M.

Whittock Days To Victory DVD Winning World War One The Western Front Diaries DVD. A Boer is a descendant of Dutch, German and French speaking immigrants to 17th and 18th century southern Africa.

After their wanderings into the interior, they established a number of republics, which are currently subsumed in the Republic of South Africa. Quotes [] Sorted alphabetically by author or source. Let it be remembered that the Boers of a century ago. The book, which includes tables and statistics, claims that the tragedies of massive Boer deaths in the Anglo-Boer War camps in remote locations like Mafeking were unavoidable and that the deaths were caused by "the military strategy of the Boer leaders" and the measles epidemic.

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A Boer will give a Scotsman the best in the house, and put up his horse comfortably, but an Englishman in the same circumstances fares differently.

It is, of course, unnecessary to say that while a Scotsman makes no objection to exceptional hospitality, his views of the Boer do not differ materially from those of any other person of whatever.

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Sports Afield magazine ran a nice tribute to the Boer Hunters in the March/April issue, and it seemed a worthy endeavor to offer a similar tip of the broad-brimmed hat. The early Boer hunters — like Christiaen Janssen, who was cited in as being the best elephant hunter in the Cape — had balls like church bell clappers.

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There is a patriotism lurking in the breast of the Boer which would indicate that his great aim was the overthrow of the hated Englishman.

It would not be advisable to quote the opinion the generality of Boers have of the poor Englishman; needless to say it is strong, emphatic, comprehensive, and by no means complimentary.

Boer War. The article title Boer War is a redirct. Yesterday I altered to redirect from Boer Wars (which is currently a very poor article) to redirect to Second Boer War (see hist) and added a hatnote to Second Boer War (see here. I explain my reasoning on Talk:Boer War# changes have been reverted with an explanation in the same section.

The Boer War ( - ) was to be the most costly, in terms of blood and treasure, in the hundred years of Queen Victoria's "little wars" period, and was a true forecast of the butchery that smokeless rifles fired from trenches would effect in the slaughter of WWI/5(). Deneys Reitz, who is now one of General Smuts's political lieutenants and a warm supporter of the British Commonwealth, fought through the South African War as our enemy.

He enlisted on the outbreak of the war as a boy of seventeen and went through it to the bitter end. His father was President of the Orange Free State, and after peace was concluded /5(2). Boer definition: The Boers are the descendants of the Dutch people who went to live in South Africa.

| Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. From toa group of South African farmers called Boers fought Great Britain for independence in a conflict known as the Boer War. Learn about. Graphic Illustrator.

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Buy a cheap copy of Commando: A Boer Journal of the Boer book by Deneys Reitz. (Revised in May ) Deneys Reitz was 17 when the Boer War broke out in Reitz describes that he had no hatred of the British people, but 5/5(5).

How to pronounce Boer. How to say Boer. Listen to the audio pronunciation in the Cambridge English Dictionary. Learn more. Dates 11 th October – 31 st May Background This was a conflict fought between the United Kingdom (more accurately, the British Empire) and Boer Republics, comprising the South African Republic (ZAR, or Zuid-Afrikaansche Republic, also known as Transvaal Republic and later to become the Transvaal Colony after its defeat) and the Orange Free State.

Boer (/ ˈ b ʊər /, / ˈ b oʊ. ər /, or / ˈ b ɔər /; Afrikaans:) is the Dutch and Afrikaans word for farmer, which came to denote the descendants of the Dutch-speaking settlers of the eastern Cape frontier [2] in Southern Africa during the 18th century, as well as those who left the Cape Colony during the 19th century to settle in the Orange Free State, Transvaal (which are together.

ORIGIN OF THE ANGLO-BOER WAR REVEALED The Conspiracy of the 19th Century Unmasked The present book had been intended for publication in South Africa before the end ofwith the object of laying bare the wicked and delusive aims of the Afrikaner Bond combination, to Being anything but anti-Boer, nor an Englishman, but a foreigner.

“One really admires the persistence and pluck of those brave fellows. To an Englishman freedom and independence is a birthright for which he is ever ready to give his life, and to these uneducated Boers interference of any sort was detestable.

Brought up in a strictly religious way, the Bible was the only book they ever cared to read. The Second Anglo Boer War ( to ) was a disaster for both victor and vanquished. For the British it was an excessively costly colonial adventure and a complete miscalculation of likely duration.

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According to him, "a Boer snatched a baby from the arms of its mother with the object of provoking the father. Burghers poked rifles through the windows of the railway carriages" in order to "frighten the women." An Englishman who refused to give up "his British sympathies" was physically abused by a Boer policeman and "flung into a cattle truck.".

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Boer (n.) "Dutch colonist in South Africa,"from Dutch boer "farmer," from Middle Dutch, cognate with Old English gebur "dweller, farmer, peasant," and thus related to bower, German Bauer, and the final syllable of neighbor; from PIE root *bheue-"to be, exist, grow.".

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"The Canadian Contingents" by W. Boer Boy is the touching true story of a ten-year- old farm boy’s traumatic but fascinating experiences during the Anglo-Boer War of When Charles du Preez and his father were discovered hiding in the mountains of their eastern Free State farm, they were taken prisoner by the English and transported in open coal trucks to : Chris Schoeman.

The Boer has a Mauser rifle in one hand and a Dutch Bible in the other, while the Britisher has weapons in both hands and a Bible behind his back. Each relies on the God of that book.

Each prays to the God of that book. Each informs the God of that book which side he ought to take in the quarrel.This often touching, sometimes hilarious book does not focus on dates or military strategy, nor does it attempt to condemn or vindicate the people involved.

Rather, it focuses on the human interest stories that flavored this, "The Last of the Gentlemen's Wars". From the humorous story of the Boers firing shells laden with plum pudding on Christmas day into the beseiged town of .