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This latest )] TJ ET BT 34.016 216.299 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(offering is a collection of essays that examines, in various different ways, the international context of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 202.043 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(fighting.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 175.787 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(As with all such edited compendia, the main task facing the reviewer is to comment on the viability of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 161.531 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(chosen theme, the quality of the chapters and the cohesion of the collection. As regards the first of these )] TJ ET BT 34.016 147.275 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(questions, there is no doubt whatsoever that the editor and contributors to this volume have hit upon an )] TJ ET BT 34.016 133.019 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(important topic. Over the last few years, a number of different scholars have explored various aspects of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 118.763 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(international dynamic that surrounded the origins, course and consequences of the war fought between )] TJ ET BT 34.016 104.507 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Britain and the two Afrikaner republics for supremacy in southern Africa. Thus, for example, in a recent )] TJ ET BT 34.016 90.251 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(volume by Apollon Davidson and Irina Filatova, the Russian perspective on the conflict has come under )] TJ ET BT 34.016 75.995 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(scrutiny.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 75.680 75.995 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(1\))] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 75.680 74.601 m 89.672 74.601 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 89.672 75.995 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( In a similar vein, Richard B. Mulanax has performed a systematic examination of the outlook of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 61.739 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the United States.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 119.012 61.739 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(2\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 119.012 60.345 m 133.004 60.345 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 133.004 61.739 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(While, in separate monographs, Harold Rosenbach and this reviewer have looked at )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.699 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Review Number:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.443 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(243)] TJ ET BT 34.016 556.187 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publish date:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 541.931 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Tuesday, 1 January, 2002)] TJ ET BT 34.016 527.675 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Editor:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 513.419 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Keith Wilson)] TJ ET BT 34.016 499.163 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(ISBN:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 484.907 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(9781902683195)] TJ ET BT 34.016 470.651 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Date of Publication:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 456.395 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(2001)] TJ ET BT 34.016 442.139 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Price:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 427.883 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(45.00)] TJ ET BT 34.016 413.627 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Pages:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 399.371 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(224pp.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 385.115 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publisher:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 370.859 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Acumen)] TJ ET BT 34.016 356.603 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publisher url:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 342.347 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(http://www.acumenpublishing.co.uk/display.asp?K=A2006091215325363)] TJ ET BT 34.016 328.091 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Place of Publication:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 313.835 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Chesham)] TJ ET BT 34.016 299.579 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Reviewer:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 285.323 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Matthew Seligmann)] TJ ET endstream endobj 8 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F1 /BaseFont /Times-Roman /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 9 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F2 /BaseFont /Times-Italic /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 10 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F3 /BaseFont /Times-Bold /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 11 0 obj << /Type /XObject /Subtype /Image /Width 509 /Height 160 /Filter /FlateDecode /DecodeParms << /Predictor 15 /Colors 3 /Columns 509 /BitsPerComponent 8>> /Mask [ 255 255 255 255 255 255 ] /ColorSpace /DeviceRGB /BitsPerComponent 8 /Length 3280>> stream x[EQ㎦fVttҒ +3O{?lGDQԯDrB^.ϯ%~'0۠/2>0AG_>0j0GCfE67>rB^}@  !&y+r?INp:erc b8f=rQC!~-Wf^^zF[)G 2ޯe7V_Go3Ke GEGOo8rώ#\1ZY~N6^H}yLxS-!:412V+u\-LSO?xVvZ|GjǮT_8EYJF=Tw^ 7GxfN/S:Ʌ~ʟtt?5n÷J'JcF-GVξx{rO~tJd;#a\7}|~y'>}c2C vR}f׈**h.)_&@pfzjsx:5;S\vKhM5j=!Cn+h"u]a EUN]jn=k<,:Ք>sU!ni~6EJ)¦72?G}[y}_vc$t?iSܟ2Zݞ,VN?_`='RFK1A2qv&X_lLRWY'%:I㢖zb_UEx\>&ɆBˏ~K@ \gYØU4}$8Dv!'Q'*+Εj(UCGo[#< 2Ja(sZi9fZKE Rn`u\9r^Zmɯ׹}mstO4uc~#'jEvۼ Dx[z ޏQ4KL5,5u3>i^uÒ-53ba ~,~/pyt1fMU'CVm:qv~=Y'Es"WsφG?l_kN5}],Ow7 uh`xƫ?zMl7ٻv$A(4Dl(wwH} ?=[=S;yC]^BK>㕪9`Z'Wj;E|:bf>kCԘ#RY,iv쵗~}n'"1u" *uO΄/2^Sxr(!/DD\~mJyZ!MmrA!#u[if|99WB WΡpp}w}sh#,\ &:%˳X?D3 %W0cC?o̲^} F3XLVn]Cߖiϧ!7}yZJ#P7]=)7Ρp;>> Ye^xx{Oafw{ ;>4gfLt ʊ:q%#r/)pv!O4wGh|dS ӣݽހ-gVUC'pBxrB^} 7JA^} /'8!`:r?}}],X  }6y!`/~Br?}Q< >k7vx"] ,' .3jn{-i}|~%-};b6#U)7繎kiEw 㤳:E}[޼c"rꬊ7Dc$~"/Y&zSd:tFȌCrʙ`7u .#[-<)j ?TGS(j~oTup(hjU4PlJ=}|it.ҽ@\wʨuXÞZcx18Wo<~ikOg,ވ\^?EneyZcc0[R١z|zv7_m:_n]a?osS3~j^ hD.a_X'KfBX6w wݶ"Oa:,bvhrWH[uCF-Xfc}>x+Rz)2N-B 7y^٨;[/vg? 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Given that by doing so, this collection opens up the possibility for all kinds of interesting )] TJ ET BT 34.016 725.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(global comparisons and contrasts, it is clearly a valuable addition to the literature. On this basis alone, this )] TJ ET BT 34.016 710.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(new volume is to be greeted with enthusiasm.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Turning to the individual chapters, contributions are to be found on the war as seen from the perspective of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(each of the five European continental great powers, as well as from the standpoint of the two minor )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(European powers most interested in the conflict, namely Portugal and the Netherlands. A further national )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(perspective is provided by a chapter on the United States, a power whose rise to global significance had )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(recently been made evident by her victory in the war with Spain. On top of this, there are four additional )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(essays. One looks at the origins of the war. Another examines it in the context of Britain's imperial position. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Yet another outlines the view held by British subjects resident at the key port of Delagoa Bay. And a final )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(contribution charts the opinions of the German military advisor to the Ottoman Empire, Colmar Freiherr von )] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(der Goltz. Without exception, all the essays are clearly written, contain interesting ideas and are produced to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 556.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(a high standard. They do, however, differ a little in length and, also, in the degree and nature of the research )] TJ ET BT 34.016 542.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(upon which their conclusions are based. Thus, while some incorporate substantial archival investigations and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 527.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(are rich in new documentary citations \(for example, the chapter by Roy Bridge on Austria-Hungary\), others )] TJ ET BT 34.016 513.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(are interpretations/re-interpretations that seem to owe more to previously published material \(for example, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 499.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(William Tilchin on the USA\). This does not, however, detract from the strength or quality of a collection, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 485.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the principal merit of which derives from the fact that it brings a range of international perspective on the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 470.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Boer War together in the same place. In any event, the majority of the essays are strong on the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 456.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(historiography. And those not contributing much in the way of new archival material are often strongest in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 442.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(this respect. Their insights into the existing literature and their critiques of the various arguments and works )] TJ ET BT 34.016 428.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(on offer are definitely worth reading, even if, as in the case of the chapter by Tilchin, the major )] TJ ET BT 34.016 413.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(historiographic excursions are modestly tucked away in the endnotes.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 387.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(As regards the question of cohesion, the volume is also strong in this respect, although this is an area where I )] TJ ET BT 34.016 373.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(have one minor reservation. That there is a common theme to the collection is not in any doubt. Admittedly, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 359.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the various contributors interpret the idea of 'international impact' slightly differently, but the term, it must )] TJ ET BT 34.016 344.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(be admitted, is relatively elastic and lends itself to a variety of different emphases. Thus, that some of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 330.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(authors are more inclined to stress public opinion and the reaction of the press, while others focus more on )] TJ ET BT 34.016 316.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(high politics and the operation of foreign policy, is a desirable reflection of the distinct national responses to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 302.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the war in South Africa. A straightjacket would not have been appropriate here and the editor and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 287.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(contributors are right to have avoided unnecessary uniformity in this respect. Nevertheless, diversity does at )] TJ ET BT 34.016 273.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(times require some justification and it seems, to this reviewer at least, that there are three chapters that rest )] TJ ET BT 34.016 259.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(rather uneasily within the collection.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 232.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The first of these is Peter Henshaw's essay on the origins of the war. This, it must be said, is an excellent )] TJ ET BT 34.016 218.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(piece that mixes a clear synthesis of existing arguments with some of its author's own original work in this )] TJ ET BT 34.016 204.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(area. However, for all its many qualities, there is a necessary distinction between the origins of a war and the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 190.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(impact it has on global affairs once the fighting begins. Given that this essay is immediately followed by )] TJ ET BT 34.016 175.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(eight chapters on different countries' responses to the conflict, this contribution on the war's genesis looks a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 161.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(little out of place here.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 135.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(A similar point could be made, albeit for different reasons, with respect to Sandra Ferreira's chapter on the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 121.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(British community in Delagoa Bay. This is a simulating and well-researched contribution to the scholarship )] TJ ET BT 34.016 106.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(that has much to commend it. However, it differs markedly from the nine chapters that precede it, being )] TJ ET BT 34.016 92.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(concerned with neither the opinion nor the reaction of a particular state, but rather with a small British )] TJ ET BT 34.016 78.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(community in Portuguese colonial Africa. While not suggesting that the state is the only unit worth )] TJ ET BT 34.016 64.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(evaluating in international affairs, the inclusion of just a single chapter looking at the behaviour of a small )] TJ ET BT 34.016 49.925 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(local enclave in a volume otherwise mainly concerned with the responses of entire countries makes this )] TJ ET endstream endobj 22 0 obj [20 0 R /Fit] endobj 23 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 24 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 263.4797 795.3895 277.4717 807.2695 ] >> endobj 24 0 obj << /Type /Action >> endobj 25 0 obj [20 0 R /Fit] endobj 26 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 27 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 377.2877 781.1335 391.2797 793.0135 ] >> endobj 27 0 obj << /Type /Action >> endobj 28 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 30 0 R 32 0 R 34 0 R ] /Contents 29 0 R >> endobj 29 0 obj << /Length 7724 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(chapter a noticeable oddity. Had there been further essays on the reactions of other local communities, then )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the critical mass would have existed to claim that this book looked at the international impact of the Boer )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(War at both the macro \(state\) and micro \(local\) levels. However, a single chapter on a locality does not really )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(allow this to be stated with any conviction. Rather, it hints at possibilities that the volume does not go on to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(develop.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 713.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Finally, there is Feroz Yasamee's exploration of the views of Colmar von der Goltz. This chapter is truly )] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(fascinating and thoroughly deserves to be published, but one wonders if this is the most appropriate place for )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(it. Goltz was an interesting figure, who, it would seem, was genuinely influenced by the Boer War. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(However, with so much of this volume focusing on particular national responses, to include one solitary )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(chapter where the perspective of a single individual is considered, seems - as with Ferreira's chapter - to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(buck the trend. On what basis was Goltz chosen as the sole individual to be profiled? Is he representative of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(individuals in general? Or is he the token individual? Does he substitute for a chapter on the Ottoman )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Empire? With no clear answers to these questions, the chapter feels - like the two others just mentioned - out )] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of place.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 572.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The inclusion of these three chapters invites a couple of further questions. The first of these concerns the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 558.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(topics left out of the collection. Given the emphasis in the volume on the distinct responses of various )] TJ ET BT 34.016 544.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(different states, a chapter on Japan - a rising power, a colonial nation, and, shortly after the war's close, a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 530.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(British ally - would have fitted well within the established parameters of the volume. So, too, would chapters )] TJ ET BT 34.016 515.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(on such key constituents of the British Empire as Canada and Australia. Inevitably with edited collections, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 501.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(space and the availability of contributors are major issues, but one wonders, nevertheless, why essays on the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 487.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(origins of the war, on Britons living at Delagoa Bay and on Colmar von der Goltz were preferred to these )] TJ ET BT 34.016 473.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(more obvious alternatives. The second question concerns the underpinnings of the book. Having decided to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 458.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(include these three chapters, it seems to me that more should have been done to justify this to the reader. The )] TJ ET BT 34.016 444.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(logical place for this would have been in the introduction, the arena where the editor of a compendium can )] TJ ET BT 34.016 430.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(set out the rationale for the volume, explain its structure, and detail the themes that link the chapters )] TJ ET BT 34.016 416.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(together. However, this approach was not the one adopted here. Rather, the introduction to this volume, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 401.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(written by the eminent historian of Wilhelmine Germany, Professor Wolfgang Mommsen, offers a highly )] TJ ET BT 34.016 387.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(interesting commentary on the book, but one that, by definition, is Mommsen's own perspective rather than a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 373.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(guide to the intentions and ideas of the editor. Mommsen's views are, of course, interesting and informative - )] TJ ET BT 34.016 359.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(readers are reminded, for example, that he believes that Germany's leaders began the First World War )] TJ ET BT 34.016 344.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [('against their own better judgement' \(p.7\), a point brought rather ingeniously into a discussion of the Boer )] TJ ET BT 34.016 330.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(War! - but the latter would have been useful as well. If not provided in the introduction, perhaps Keith )] TJ ET BT 34.016 316.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Wilson might have offered some explanatory remarks, either directly following from Mommsen's )] TJ ET BT 34.016 302.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(commentary or, alternatively, at the end of the volume as a conclusion. That this is not done is in no sense a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 287.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(serious blemish on the volume, but it would have been a helpful addition.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 261.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Such minor reservations aside, it should be said that the overriding impression that one gets from this )] TJ ET BT 34.016 247.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(volume is of sustained scholarship within a coherent framework. While quibbles can be raised as to the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 232.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(choice of topics included and/or excluded, this is nevertheless a useful work that combines in a single )] TJ ET BT 34.016 218.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(accessible package a range of high quality essays that do genuinely help to clarify the international aspects )] TJ ET BT 34.016 204.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of the Second South African War. The fact that it is available in paperback is also to be commended.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 169.587 Td /F3 18.0 Tf [(Notes)] TJ ET BT 48.816 138.970 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 138.965 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Apollon Davidson & Irina Filatova, )] TJ ET BT 238.676 138.965 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(The Russians and the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902)] TJ ET BT 478.664 138.965 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \(Cape Town: )] TJ ET BT 64.016 124.709 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Human & Rousseau, 1998\).)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 197.672 124.709 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back to \(1\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 197.672 123.315 m 251.660 123.315 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 48.816 110.458 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(2.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 110.453 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Richard B. Mulanax, )] TJ ET BT 167.672 110.453 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(The Boer War in American Politics and Diplomacy)] TJ ET BT 413.984 110.453 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \(Lanham, MD: University )] TJ ET BT 64.016 96.197 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Press of America, 1994\).)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 183.656 96.197 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back to \(2\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 183.656 94.803 m 237.644 94.803 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 48.816 81.946 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(3.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 81.941 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Harold Rosenbach, )] TJ ET BT 158.996 81.941 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Das Deutsche Reich, Grobritannien und der Transvaal)] TJ ET BT 429.308 81.941 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \(1896-1902\) \(Gttingen: )] TJ ET BT 64.016 67.685 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1993\); Matthew S. Seligmann, )] TJ ET BT 345.320 67.685 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Rivalry in Southern Africa, 1893-99: The )] TJ ET BT 64.016 53.429 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Transformation of German Colonial Policy)] TJ ET BT 272.696 53.429 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \(Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1998\).)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 433.688 53.429 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back to \(3\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 433.688 52.035 m 487.676 52.035 l S endstream endobj 30 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 31 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 197.6717 123.6295 251.6597 135.5095 ] >> endobj 31 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /GoTo /D 14 0 R >> endobj 32 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 33 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 183.6557 95.1175 237.6437 106.9975 ] >> endobj 33 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /GoTo /D 17 0 R >> endobj 34 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 35 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 433.6877 52.3495 487.6757 64.2295 ] >> endobj 35 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /GoTo /D 22 0 R >> endobj 36 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 38 0 R 40 0 R ] /Contents 37 0 R >> endobj 37 0 obj << /Length 1403 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 48.816 796.474 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(4.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Works on Canada seem especially prolific. 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