NEWCASTLE AND THE BOER WAR: REGIONAL REACTIONS TO AN IMPERIAL WAR

@article{Hinton2015NEWCASTLEAT,
  title={NEWCASTLE AND THE BOER WAR: REGIONAL REACTIONS TO AN IMPERIAL WAR},
  author={G. Hinton},
  journal={Northern History},
  year={2015},
  volume={52},
  pages={272 - 294}
}
  • G. Hinton
  • Published 2015
  • History
  • Northern History
The Second Boer War (October 1899 to May 1902) is widely portrayed as the climax of New Imperialism that occurred, along with its awkward offshoot jingoism, in the last quarter of the nineteenth century. It was fought between the Boer republics of Transvaal and Orange Free State, two of the smallest states in the world, and Britain, ruler of the largest empire. Against expectations, the war initially proceeded badly for the British, most famously with three defeats in Black Week in December… Expand
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