3 edition of Jameson Raid found in the catalog.
November 30, 2001
by Naval & Military Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||368|
The Jameson Raid. Cape Town ; New York: Oxford University Press. Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide) Van der Poel, Jean. The Jameson Raid. Cape Town ; New York: Oxford University Press. Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide) Van der Poel, Jean, The Jameson Raid. Cape Town ; New York: Oxford University. The Jameson Raid in December was one of the key events in the lead to the second Boer War. Leander Jameson took a force of about men on December to make a surprise attach on Johannesburg, incite support form the multitude of British miners who felt oppressed by the Boer government, and ultimately bring in British forces to take over.
The Jameson Raid was a pivotal moment in the history of South Africa, linking events from the Anglo-Boer War to the declaration of the Union of South Africa in For more than a century, the failed revolution has been interpreted through the lens of British imperialism, with responsibility laid at . Jameson Raid, recent historians such as van der Poel, Marais, and the teams Lockhart and Woodhouse and Robinson and Gallagher, tried to avoid the dis-crepancies that stalked a more economic interpretation. First, they doubted if Rand mine-owners had really serious grievances against the .
The planner and executor was a colonial statesman named Sir Leander Starr raid was conducted against the Transvaal Boer Republic of Oom Paul Kruger. The objective of this raid was to trigger an uprising by British expatriates working in the goldfields of the Transvaal. The raid lasted from the 29 th December to 2 nd January. After seeing Gobo's posting of seeing JR 30 odd times and obviously Scoot having seen JR god knows how many times and others of you who have your own list, I .
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The Jameson Raid (29 December – 2 January ) was a botched raid against the South African Republic (commonly known as the Transvaal) carried out by British colonial statesman Leander Starr Jameson and his Company troops ("police" in the employ of Alfred Beit's and Cecil Rhodes' British South Africa Company) and Bechuanaland policemen over the New Year weekend of –Location: South African Republic, 26°06′S 27°48′E.
Leander Starr Jameson, who lead the raid, had first arrived in Southern Africa inlured by the discovery of diamonds near Kimberley. Jameson was a qualified medical doctor, known to his friends (including Cecil Rhodes, one Jameson Raid book the founders of the De Beers Mining Company who became premier of Cape Colony in ) as Dr.
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Jameson Raid, Birmingham, United Kingdom. 1, likes 48 talking about this. NWOBHM LegendsFollowers: K. Composition of Jameson's force. The following information is taken from the book, 'The Jameson Raid' by Hugh Marshall Hole. In general charge: Dr Leander Starr Jameson, CB In military command: Lieutenant Colonel Sir John Christopher Willoughby, Baronet (Major, Royal Horse Guards).
Staff Officers. The author of this book joined the British South Africa Company immediately after it was formed inand from to was private secretary to Dr Jameson, in Rhodesia.
He was, thus, brought into close contact with some of those who were to play a prominent part in the subject of this by: 5. In Paul Kruger: The South African (Boer) War. colonial secretary, sponsored the ill-fated Jameson Raid against the republic at the end ofKruger handled the affair so successfully that his prestige soared again.
In the presidential election in Mayhe received almost unanimous support. While Rhodes was forced into the background, British imperial interests now came.
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The truth about the Jameson raid. Dr Jameson's Raid, Its Causes and Consequences by Reverend James King and published by George Routledge & Sons, London, gives a contemporary account of the Raid. It is available here The Jameson Raid: A Failed Dress Rehearsal for the Anglo-Boer War by David Saks and published in the Military History Journal, No 5, June is perhaps a more considered view.
That’s going to change inwith the publication of The Rescue They Called A Raid: The Jameson Raid, This looks to be a deep dive into this fascinating imperial episode. Almost one hundred and twenty five years ago, a Scottish adventurer attempted to expand the British Empire in South Africa with the backing of a mere men.
The story of an African crisis; being the truth about the Jameson raid and Johannesburg revolt oftold with the assistance of the leading actors in the drama, (New York, New Amsterdam book co., ), by Fydell Edmund Garrett and E. Edwards (page images at HathiTrust; US access only).
In his new extensively-researched book, historian Charles van Onselen revisits a crucial but neglected aspect of the historic Jameson Raid 17 October - By.
Most historians of the Jameson Raid and Rhodes's most recent biographer draw attention to the significance of W. T. Stead's semi-fictional account of the Raid, The History of the Mystery, in deeply implicating Joseph Chamberlain and the Colonial Office in the intrigues which led to Jameson's disastrous still remains the question as to how Stead came to write his by: 5.
Of the Raid Sir Charles Petrie wrote: “ the Colonial Secretary knew nothing about it until it had taken place. [and] of any idea of using Dr.
Jameson's force to precipitate such a movement he was wholly innocent.” Sir Petrie, Charles, The Chamberlain Tradition (New York, ), p. Marjorie Juta, refurbishing the “Century of Cited by: 4.The Jameson Raid.
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