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The Siege of Mafeking (1900)

By J. Angus Hamilton
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Table of Contents
  • THE SIEGE OF MAFEKING
  • (p. vii) PREFATORY NOTE
  • (p. ix) CONTENTS
  • (p. xi) LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS AND PLANS
  • (p. 1) CHAPTER I AT SEA
  • (p. 11) CHAPTER II A GLANCE AHEAD
  • (p. 22) CHAPTER III ON THE ORANGE FREE STATE BORDER
  • (p. 34) CHAPTER IV BRICKS OF STRAW
  • (p. 41) CHAPTER V DIAMONDS AND WHITE FEATHERS
  • (p. 49) CHAPTER VI TWO DAYS BEFORE WAR
  • (p. 57) CHAPTER VII THE SKIRMISH AT FIVE MILE BANK
  • (p. 67) CHAPTER VIII THE FIRST DAY OF BOMBARDMENT
  • (p. 78) CHAPTER IX THE ADVENT OF "BIG BEN"
  • (p. 88) CHAPTER X A MIDNIGHT SORTIE
  • (p. 97) CHAPTER XI CANNON KOPJE
  • (p. 108) CHAPTER XII A RECONNAISSANCE
  • (p. 120) CHAPTER XIII THE TOWN GUARD
  • (p. 130) CHAPTER XIV WASTED ENERGIES
  • (p. 140) CHAPTER XV SHELLS AND SLAUGHTER
  • (p. 147) CHAPTER XVI A SOFT-WATER BATH
  • (p. 152) CHAPTER XVII THE ECONOMY OF THE SITUATION
  • (p. 158) CHAPTER XVIII A VISIT TO THE HOSPITAL
  • (p. 165) CHAPTER XIX A LITTLE GUN PRACTICE
  • (p. 175) CHAPTER XX THE ATTACK UPON GAME TREE
  • (p. 188) CHAPTER XXI THE ADVENT OF THE NEW YEAR
  • (p. 196) CHAPTER XXII NATIVE LIFE
  • (p. 202) CHAPTER XXIII BOMBAST AND BOMB-PROOFS
  • (p. 212) CHAPTER XXIV SOME SNIPING AND AN EXECUTION
  • (p. 220) CHAPTER XXV LIFE IN THE BRICKFIELDS
  • (p. 225) CHAPTER XXVI FROM BAD TO WORSE
  • (p. 232) CHAPTER XXVII THE FIRST ATTACK UPON THE BRICKFIELDS
  • (p. 240) CHAPTER XXVIII THE SECOND ATTACK UPON THE BRICKFIELDS
  • (p. 247) CHAPTER XXIX THE NATIVE QUESTION
  • (p. 253) CHAPTER XXX POLITICAL ECONOMY
  • (p. 261) CHAPTER XXXI "A HISTORY OF THE BARALONGS"
  • (p. 271) CHAPTER XXXII 'TIS WEARY WAITING
  • (p. 278) CHAPTER XXXIII TWO HUNDRED DAYS OF SIEGE
  • (p. 283) CHAPTER XXXIV THE EPICUREAN'S DELIGHT
  • (p. 290) CHAPTER XXXV THE LAST FIGHT
  • (p. 311) CHAPTER XXXVI RELIEVED AT LAST
  • (p. 319) CHAPTER XXXVII THE END
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