The author has drawn on primary sources from Australia, South Africa and the United Kingdom to produce a book that encompasses not only Australia's experience of the war, but tells the stories of individuals, including Breaker Morant, Alexander Krygger, and Arthur Lynch. A beautifully produced book, "Australia's Boer War" was commissioned by the Australian War Memorial, which has provided over 200 illustrations and maps, including 15 artwork reproductions in full colour.
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia
Number of pages: 560
Weight: 1553 g
Dimensions: 255 x 190 x 32 mm
... a splendid production enhanced by many excellent photographs. The Bulletin of the Military Historical Society Splendid ... Written with clarity and panache, it is hugely informative, at once combining narrative history, thematic reassessment, and encyclopedic reference ... Richly illustrated with photographs, paintings and maps, the book will have wide appeal. Andrew Porter, Times Literary Supplement Wilcox's command of the archival sources is breathtaking, combing repositories throughout Britain, Australia, South Africa and Zimbabwe, the footnotes a testimony to his diligence. History