Lord Milner's Work In South Africa; From Its Commencement In 1897 To The Peace Of Vereeniging In 1902, Containing Hitherto Unpublished Information. W. Basil Worsfold.

Lord Milner's Work In South Africa; From Its Commencement In 1897 To The Peace Of Vereeniging In 1902, Containing Hitherto Unpublished Information

New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1906. First American Edition. Hardcover. Octavo; pp. viii, 620, index; frontispiece portrait;, an addional portrait and a folding map; original blue cloth, gilt lettering, top edge gilt;. Very good. Item #14901

Milner was the key British Empire figure in the events leading up to and following the Anglo-Boer War of 1899–1902 and, while serving as High Commissioner, is additionally noted for mentoring a gathering of young members of the South African Civil Service, informally known as Milner's Kindergarten who, in some cases, themselves became important figures in administering the British Empire including Lord Tweedsmuir, John Buchan.

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