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  • Queen Victoria's Enemies (1)
  • Written by Ian Knight
    Illustrated by Richard Scollins
  • Format: Trade Paperback | ISBN: 9780850459012
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Queen Victoria's Enemies (1)

Southern Africa

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When Queen Victoria acceded to the British throne in 1837, British troops had recently concluded a war in southern Africa against the Xhosa people, and the seeds were already sown for a clash with the Boers. When she died in January 1901 Britain was fighting the Boers in one of the longest and costliest of the imperial colonial wars. This book details the history of Britain's numerous conflicts with the people of southern Africa, namely the Xhosa, Basotho, Tswana and Boers. Numerous illustrations, including rare photographs and colour plates, detail the dress, weaponry and organization of Victoria's enemies in the late 19th century.

  • Queen Victoria's Enemies (1) by Ian Knight
  • July 27, 1989
  • History - Military
  • Osprey Publishing
  • $17.95
  • 9780850459012

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