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The Raid on the Transvaal by Dr. Jameson

by P. E. Aston

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Published by Dean in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by P.E. Aston
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT929 R35 1897
The Physical Object
Pagination306 p. :
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24645487M
OCLC/WorldCa839356

THE JAMESON RAID HUGH MARSHALL HOLE BOOKS OF RHODESIA De luxe limited edition, number 30 of Facsimile reproduction of the edition, with new introduction and additional illustrations. 22 x 15 cm. [xi] + xiii + pp + b/w photo plates + folding map. Full leather binding, in cloth covered slipcase. THE abortive raid on the Transvaal carried out by Dr. Leander Starr Jameson Seller Rating: % positive. A rollicking biography of Dr Leander Starr Jameson—hero, rogue and rascal of Empire and the man who inspired Kipling to write this masterpiece, ‘If’This famous poem by Rudyard Kipling is said to be based on the life of Jameson, and the s.

Jameson's Raid: The Prelude to the Boer War. Elizabeth Longford. Jonathan Ball, - Jameson Raid - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are British cables called Cape cause Chamberlain Chartered chief Colonial Office Colonial Secretary Committee Company course December Dr Jameson Empire England evidence fact Fairfield. Buy Dr. Jameson's Raid; Its Causes and Consequences by King, James (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

Lost Causes of the Jameson Raid BY G. BLAINEY I hen Dr Jameson raided the Transvaal at the end of i he gave historians of imperialism a jukebox which played two themes. Some historians liked the theme that the Jameson Raid was essentially the plot of mining capitalists. Others liked the alternative theme that the Jameson Raid was. History is full of stories of people who step outside the “comfort zone” of their ordinary lives and whose actions come to have consequences of huge importance. Leander Starr Jameson, a medical doctor from Suffolk, falls into this category, as the instigator of the infamous “Jameson Raid” against the Transvaal.


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The Raid on the Transvaal by Dr. Jameson by P. E. Aston Download PDF EPUB FB2

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Aston, P.E. Raid on the Transvaal by Dr. Jameson. London: Dean & Son, [] (OCoLC)   Jameson, Leander Starr, Sir, bart.,Jameson's Raid,Transvaal (South Africa) -- History War of Publisher London: Dean Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language EnglishPages:   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 of the founders of the De Beers Mining Company who became premier of Cape Colony in ) as Dr. Jim. The uprising was timed to coincide with an invasion of the Transvaal from Bechuanaland (present day Botswana), by Dr Leander Starr Jameson.

Rhodes wanted to take over the government of the Transvaal and turn it into a British colony that would join all the other colonies in a federation. Chamberlain helped plan the Jameson Raid. The Raid.

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. In Johannesburg: The national and international context British officials tacitly endorsed the Jameson Raid, a coup attempt against the Transvaal government conceived by the mining magnate Cecil John that failed, they seized on the plight of the “uitlanders”—the foreign, mostly British, miners in Johannesburg, who were denied the right to vote under Transvaal law.

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 s: 2.

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. The failed raid also forced Rhodes to resign from his positions. There are suggestions that Jameson’s focus on the Transvaal left a vacuum in Rhodesia which provided an opportunity for the Ndebele to wage the Second Matebele War.

This is very probable since most of the men that Jameson used for the raid were Rhodesian forces. The raid on the Transvaal by Dr.

Jameson This book was digitized and reprinted from the collections of the University of California Libraries. Together, the more than one hundred UC Libraries comprise the largest university research library in the world, with over thirty-five million volumes in their holdings.

Jameson, Dr.,Jameson's Raid, Publisher London: Dean Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor University of Toronto Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto Language EnglishPages:   Excerpt from The Raid on the Transvaal by Dr. Jameson Has resulted in the whole of the continent being absorbed within the defined boundaries or spheres of influence of the nations.

Take the map of Africa of twenty years ago and you will see left uncoloured huge tracts of unknown country with a few tribal and other names, and even those 5/5(1). The raid on the Transvaal by Dr. Jameson by P. E Aston (Book) Founders of Rhodesia by G.

H Tanser (Book) The If man: Dr Leander Starr Jameson, the inspiration for Kipling's masterpiece by Chris Ash (Book). Jameson's Raid: Its Causes and Consequences. James King (vicar of St.

Marys, Berwick-upon-Tweed.) G. Routledge & sons, limited, - Jameson's Raid, - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. 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.

In he became administrator of Rhodesia, and on 31st Decemberwith a force of men, led a raid into the Transvaal Boer republic from Mafeking in support. Jameson was sentenced to 15 months for leading the raid, and the Transvaal government was paid almost £1million in compensation by the British South Africa Company.

Cecil Rhodes was forced to. Oxford University Press, - Jameson's Raid documents evidence Executive Council Fairfield Fitzpatrick Flora Shaw Garrett and Edwards Garvin German Graham Bower Green book Grey grievances Harcourt Harris Robinson Rose Innes Rosmead sent Sir Hercules South Africa Stead telegrams telegraph Telemones thought tion told Transvaal Archives.

van der Poel, Jean, The Jameson Raid (London, ), p. This conclusion leans heavily on the testimony of the Imperial Secretary, Sir Graham Bower. In a narrative written inBower states that Rhodes informed him that he had told Robinson “everything.” Rhodes House MS, Africa s.

Dr Jameson would lead the uprising. Led by Dr Leander Starr Jameson, a friend of Rhodes, a raid into the Transvaal of men of the British South Africa Police, began from Pitsani on 31 December He had originally hoped for nearer men so the force was totally inadequate for the task in hand.

() Occurring in Decemberthe Jameson Raid was an armed incursion into the territory of the South African Republic, also known as the Transvaal, by a battalion size force of British South Africa Company Police under the command of Dr. The raid was led by Dr S Jameson on behalf of the non-Boer whites or ‘Uitlanders’ in the Transvaal, who had complained of unequal treatment by the Boers.

This famous raid, which came to be known as the Jameson Raid, was carried out from within the Bechuanaland Protectorate. However, it failed.The Raid, led by Cecil Rhodes' lieutenant and confidant, Dr Jameson, was a crude attempt to settle the Transvaal problem of the 's by overthrowing Kruger's republic, with the help of the English-speaking Uitlanders of Johannesburg and the Rand, and establishing a pro.

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 s: 1.