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Queen Victoria's Enemies (1): Southern Africa
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Manufacturer: Osprey Books
Stock Number: OSP MAA212
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Author: Ian Knight
Illustrator: Richard Scollins

About this book
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.

  • Introduction
  • The Xhosa
  • The Basotho
  • Sekhukhume
  • The Tswana
  • Natal
  • Zimbabwe
  • The Boers
  • The Plates
Paperback; July 1989; 48 pages; ISBN: 9780850459012

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