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The war declared by the Boers on 11 October 1899 gave the British, as Kipling said, no end of a lesson'. The public expected it to be over by Christmas, but it proved to be the longest (two and three-quarter years), the costliest (over 200 million), the bloodiest (at least 22,000 British, 25,000 Boer and 12,000 African lives) and the most humiliating war that Britain fought between 1815 and 1914. Thomas Pakenham's was the first full-scale documentary history of the war to be attempted since 1910. His narrative is based on ...

The Boer War 1997, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9780297819141


The Boer War 1993, Weidenfeld Nicolson Illustrated, London

ISBN-13: 9780297832225

Abridged edition


Boer War 1992, Harper Perennial, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780380720019

Trade paperback

The Boer War 1991, Abacus, London

ISBN-13: 9780349104669

Mass-market paperback

The Boer War 1991, Abacus, London

ISBN-13: 9780747409762

Mass-market paperback

The Boer War 1982, Macdonald, London

ISBN-13: 9780708818923


Boer War 1979, Random House (NY), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780394427423

American edition


The Boer War 1979, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9780297773955