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Scorched Earth | History: Specific Subjects

Fransjohan Pretorius

The policy of scorched earth followed by the British forces during the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902, as well as the concentration camps in which the Boer women and children were placed, led to bitter memories and trauma that haunted Afrikaners and other inhabitants of South Africa alike for many years. In this newly revised edition a group of eminent historians take a fresh and sober look, with the perspective brought about by a hundred years, at this most controversial aspect of the war.

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Scorched Earth | History: Specific Subjects


Author: Fransjohan Pretorius
Category: History: Specific Subjects
ISBN: 9780624079675
Date Released: 13 June 2017
Price (incl. VAT): R 400.00
Format: Hardback, 320pp

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Fransjohan Pretorius


Fransjohan Pretorius is the author of the bestseller Verskroeide Aarde, a book about the scorched earth policy during the Anglo-Boer War. He is a professor...