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Descripción de editorial
“In the Ranks of the C.I.V.” is a 1900 account by Erskine Childers of his time spent as part of an artillery company in the South African Wars (1879–1915). This volume will appeal to those with an interest in the Boer War or British imperialism, and it is not to be missed by fans and collectors of Childers's work. Contents include: “The 'Montfort'”, “Cape town and Stellenbosch”, “Piquetberg Road”, “Bloemfontein”, “Lindley”, “Bethlehem”, “Bultfontein”, “Slabbert's Nek And Fouriesberg”, “To Pretoria”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author. Robert Erskine Childers (1870–1922) was a British-born Irish writer. Other notable works by this author include: “The Riddle of the Sands” (1903), “The Framework for Home Rule” (1911), and “War and the Arme Blanche” (1910).