By John McQuilton

ISBN-10: 3319308246

ISBN-13: 9783319308241

This booklet explores an Australian local community’s response to, and involvement with, the Boer struggle. It argues that when the preliminary 12 months the warfare turned an ‘occasional battle’ in that it used to be assumed that the empire could triumph. however it additionally laid the rules for reactions to the outbreak of the good conflict in 1914. this can be the 1st exploration of where of the Boer warfare in Australian heritage on the neighborhood point. certainly, even on the nationwide point the literature is restricted. it's always forgotten that, regardless of the claims that Australia grew to become a federation through peaceable skill, the colonies and the hot state have been, actually, at warfare. This learn goals to deliver again into concentration a forgotten a part of Australian and imperial historical past, and argues that the Australian event of the Boer battle used to be greater than the execution of Morant and Hancock.

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