LETTERS FROM MAFEKING, eyewitness accounts from the longest siege of the South African War

: Spiers (E.)

R 445.00
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222pp., illus., maps, hardback, d.w., Barnsley, 2018


Edward Spiers on the conduct of the siege of Mafeking and its relief. He draws material from some 120 uncensored letters, diary extracts, interviews, and speeches by soldiers and civilians.

Edward Spiers is Professor of Strategic Studies at the School of History, University of Leeds. His books include Letters from Ladysmith, Letters from Kimberley and The Late Victorian Army.