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n Historia - To name a war : the war of 1899-1902

Volume 44, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0018-229X
  • Author Louis Changuion
  • Source : Historia, Volume 44, Issue 1, May 1999, p. 101 - 109
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)
    ScieLO SA (2016)
    The International Bibliography of Social Sciences (IBSS)
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Abstract

This year, on 11 October, it will be a hundred years since the war between the two Boer republics in South Africa and Great Britain erupted. Quite a few names have been used in the past with reference to this conflict. Today, in planning for the commemoration and with a new attention focused on this war, a sense of controversy surrounds the issue of a 'correct name'.


Through the centuries names for wars usually had a spontaneous origin among the people who were involved in a particular conflict. The name often differed from the official name given to the war.

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