TITLE

FARMERS AT ARMS

AUTHOR(S)
Dugard, Martin
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Military History;May2010, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers historical information on the Second Boer War in the South African region which lasted from October 1899 to May 1902. The war originated in a land dispute between the Boers who colonized the region during the supremacy of the Dutch East India Company, and the British foreigners who had set interest in the diamonds and gold in the region. The British forces built stone blockhouses to isolate Boer territory and used conventional war weapons such as railway guns.
ACCESSION #
48843506

 

Related Articles

  • "Methods of Barbarism" or Western Tradition? Britain, South Africa, and the Evolution of Escalatory Violence as Policy. Vergolina, Joseph R. // Journal of Military History;Oct2013, Vol. 77 Issue 4, p1303 

    The historical significance of the Second Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) has traditionally suffered from the conflict's chronological proximity to the Great War. Compared to the industrial slaughter of 1914-1918, the military extremism employed in the South African conflict has gone largely...

  • Where fact and memory meet: The amateur historian's contribution to military history. Fourie, Deon; Whittle, Marius // Historia;May2013, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p143 

    Military history has an enthusiastic following that might astonish historians in other fields. Amateur military historians and readers often have experienced military life and became emotionally bound to it in a way unknown to readers of other history. The amateur military historians' facile...

  • name game. Baker, Charles F. // Calliope;Apr2010, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p11 

    A puzzle related to Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie (VOC) merchants is presented.

  • ASIA'S INLAND TRADER. Toler, Pamela D. // Calliope;Apr2010, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p26 

    The article presents information on the inland trade system devised by the merchants of Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie (VOC) to trade with the Asian countries.

  • Shipwreck Zeewijk. Kuhl, Jackson // Calliope;Apr2010, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p32 

    The article discusses the shipwreck of the ship Zeewijk on June 9, 1727, with the Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie (VOC) and bound for a port in Java, Indonesia.

  • The End of the VOC. Lannom, Gloria W. // Calliope;Apr2010, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p42 

    The article presents information on the last days of the Dutch merchant company Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie (VOC).

  • Legacy of the VOC. Lannom, Gloria W. // Calliope;Apr2010, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p48 

    The article presents information on several relics bearing the legacy of the Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie (VOC) scattered in different countries such as Indonesia, Sri Lanka and India.

  • WAR RECORD. Manley, Brendan // Military History;May2010, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p11 

    The article highlights several historic events in the military that happened during spring including the death of Costa Rican drummer boy Juan Santamaría, the use of poison gas by German troops for the first time during the battle at Ypres, Belgium, and the signing of the Treaty of...

  • Goeree -- Saturday 20 March 1688. Booyens, Harry // Familia;2012, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p99 

    The article presents a correction on the genealogical structure of the two distinct progenitors of the early Jourdan families in South Africa. Two passengers with the same name, Pierre Jourdan, are revealed to have both left Provence, France and set sail on the Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics