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White and orange dust jacket shows some soil, chipping and short tears, previous owner's name in front free end paper. Store stamp(sticker) base of front pastedown. Minimal text marking. ; A tight solid book hinges intact, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 229 pages; "This book, based on unpublished documents, explains why the Anglo-Boer War was for so long the vital issue in South African politics. It begins with Sir Alfred Milner`s attempt to secure British supremacy in South Africa by transforming the Transvaal Republic into a British colony.`` This only resulted in the increased militancy of the Afrikaner peoples and left the British presence in South Africa as secondary.