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General Louis Botha: A Biography.

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Published by Cassell in London .
Written in English


  • Botha, Louis, 1862-1919.

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Dedicated to the memory of Colonel Polly de la Rey-Morkel (1887 - 1967)

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 309-313.

GenreSouth African History, Anglo-Boer War
LC ClassificationsDT779.8.B6 M4 1970
The Physical Object
Number of Pages332
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5730432M
ISBN 100304935018
LC Control Number70513777

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