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Contemporary Accounts: Histories

Creswicke, Louis. - South Africa and the Transvaal War. With numerous illustrations and maps. - Toronto: Publisher's Syndicate; Edinburgh: T.C. & E.C. Jack, 1900-[1902?]. - 7 Vol.  - Reproduced in microform format: CIHM microfiche series, no. 93832-93837

Doyle, A. Conan. - The Great Boer War: with five maps in colors. - Toronto: George N. Morang, 1900. - 478 p. - Reproduced in microform format: CIHM microfiche series, no. 27026

Evans, W. Sanford. - The Canadian Contingents and Canadian imperialism: a story and a study. - Toronto: Publishers' Syndicate, 1901. - 352 p. - Reprinted: Ottawa: Eugene G. Ursual, [1995]

Marshall, Everett. - Thrilling experiences in the war in South Africa: official history of the British-Boer War as told by the commanders...illustrated with nearly 500 half-tone photographs, each picture graphically explained by Wymble Flemming: to which is added the life of Cecil Rhodes, the wonderful career of Paul Kruger and a complete history of the Transvaal, the history of South Africa, the diamond mines and the gold fields: the cartoons of the war explained. - Quebec, Canada: Andrew Crawford, 1900. - 306 p. - Reproduced in microform format: CIHM microfiche series, no. 93871

  • Despite its title, the author claims to have used official records and participants' accounts to compile this book. Comments on the indigenous African population, positive Canadian content with photographs.

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