One Flag, One Queen, One Tongue: New Zealand, the British Empire, and the South African War, 1899-1902

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Auckland University Press, 2003 - History - 225 pages
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"This collection of essays by leading New Zealand and Commonwealth historians, including Tom Pakenham and Carman Miller, discusses different aspects of New Zealand's involvement in the South African war. The essays arose from a 1999 conference to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the departure of the first contingent of New Zealand troops to fight in the war. They explore opposition to the war, women, and the place of Maori in the war, and place the New Zealand effort in a wider imperial
 

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Contents

The Australasian
12
Opposition to the War in New Zealand
28
New Zealand Womens Opposition to the South
46
The Contribution of the Colonial Forces
58
The Best Mounted Troops in South Africa?
73
The Social and Geographical Composition of
100
Maori and the War
119
The Australian Perspective on the War
163
The Montreal Flag Riot of 1900
165
War Memories Historical Consciousness
180
The Impact of the War on the New Zealand Military
205
Index
219
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John Crawford is the New Zealand Defense Force's official historian. He is the author of To Fight for the Empire.

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