THE WAR AT HOME, women and families in the Anglo-Boer War

: Nasson (B.) & Grundlingh (A.) eds.

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272 pp., map, 4to., b/w & colour illus., hardback, d.w., Cape Town, 2013


A collection of essays that explore the causes, nature and consequences of the internment of Boer women and children in concentration camps during the Anglo-Boer War.

Contributions include:
"The Defiance of the 'Bittereinder' Woman" by Helen Bradford
"In the Veld with Nonnie de la Rey" by Zelda Rowan
"Daily Life in the Concentration Camps" and "A Clash of Cultures: British doctors versus Boer women" by Elizabeth van Heyningen
"Black People and the Camps" by Bill Nasson
"'Faded Flowers'? Children in the concentration camps" by Se Duff
"The 'Terrible Laughter' of the Boers: humour in the war" by Sandra Swart
"In Emily Hobhouse's Words" by Albert Grundlingh.