The Introduction describes the book as: The book was completed in September 1900, at a time when the British believed that the war was over. However, the war continued until 1902. Chapter 1. The Boer Nations. Chapter 2. The Cause of Quarrel. Chapter 3. The Negotiations.
The Great Boer War is a book written by Arthur Conan Doyle first published by Smith, Elder & Co. on 23 october 1900. There was also several prefaces by Arthur Conan Doyle : Preface (23 october 1900 - 17 june 1901).
Title: The Great Boer War. Author: Arthur Conan Doyle. Release Date: February 1, 2009 Last Updated: March 6, 2018.
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Scottish surgeon and political activist SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE (1859-1930) turned his passions into stories and novels, producing fiction and nonfiction works sometimes controversial (The Great Boer War, 1900), sometimes fanciful (The Coming of the Fairies, 1922), and sometimes legendary (The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, 1892).
Although Arthur Conan Doyle is best known for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, he was a prolific writer whose other works include science fiction stories, historical novels, plays, romances, poetry, and non-fiction. History & Fiction.
The Great Boer War book. Arthur Conan Doyle made his reputation as a novelist, but far stranger than fiction is the creator of Sherlock Holmes' tale of the Boer War in South Africa. The then 40-year-old novelist wanted to see the war first hand as a soldier, but the Victorian army balked at having a popular author wielding a pen in its ranks. The army did accept him as a doctor and Doyle was knigh Arthur Conan Doyle made his reputation as a novelist, but far stranger than fiction is the creator of Sherlock Holmes' tale of the Boer War in South Africa.
The Great Boer War Текст. Автор:Артур Конан Дойл. It cannot be too often pointed out that in this annexation, the starting-point of our troubles, Great Britain, however mistaken she may have been, had no obvious selfish interest in view
The Great Boer War Текст. It cannot be too often pointed out that in this annexation, the starting-point of our troubles, Great Britain, however mistaken she may have been, had no obvious selfish interest in view. There were no Rand mines in those days, nor was there anything in the country to tempt the most covetous. An empty treasury and two native wars were the reversion which we took over. It was honestly considered that the country was in too distracted a state to govern itself, and had, by its weakness, become a scandal and a danger to its neighbours.