Excerpt from The Boer War: Its Causes and Its Interest to Canadians; With a Glossary of Cape Dutch, and Kafir Terms The people got their first regular school system, and their first postal system from their new British rulers, who also did away with the system Of punishing offenders by the cross, the wheel, andthe rack, those brutal instruments of torture being destroyed at the very outset of the British regime. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.