: Pretorius (F.) ed.

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272pp., b/w & colour illus., maps, hardback, d.w., Revised Edition, Cape Town, (2001) 2017


A collection of essays on Britain's scorched earth policy during the Anglo-Boer War.

Contributors include:

"The concentration camp schools: beacons of light in the darkness" by Paul Zietsman

"African refugee camps in the Boer republics" by J.S. Mohlamme

"The black and coloured camps" by Stowell Kessler

"British doctors versus Boer women: clash of medical cultures" by Elizabeth van Heyningen

"Emily Hobhouse: her feet firmly on the ground" by Andrew McLeod

"The Anglo-Boer War in 20th-century Afrikaner consciousness" by Albert Grundlingh.

Fransjohan Pretorius is Emeritus Professor in the Department of Historical and Heritage Studies at the University of Pretoria. His books on the Anglo-Boer War include Life on Commando during the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902, In 2019 he was awarded the Jan H Marais Prize for his contribution to Afrikaans as an academic language.