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Author Graham, E. Maud, 1876-1949, author.

Title A Canadian girl in South Africa : a teacher's experiences in the South African War, 1899-1902 / E. Maud Graham ; edited and with an introduction by Michael Dawson, Catherine Gidney, and Susanne M. Klausen.

Publication Info. Edmonton, Alberta : The University of Alberta Press, 2015.
Ottawa, Ontario : Canadian Electronic Library, 2015.


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Description 1 online resource (lxxii, 220 pages)
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Series Canadian Electronic Library. Canadian publishers collection.
Note Issued as part of the Canadian Electronic Library. Canadian publishers collection.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter i The Call to South Africa -- Chapter ii London -- Chapter iii Southampton to Cape Town -- Chapter iv On the Karoo -- Chapter v Norval's Pont Camp -- Chapter vi Johannesburg and Pretoria -- Chapter vii End of the Camp Life -- Chapter viii Fauresmith -- Chapter ix Kroonstad -- Chapter x The Kafirs and the Labor Question -- Chapter xi Repatriation and Compensation -- Chapter xii Paupers and Government Relief Works -- Chapter xiii Education and Church Schools -- Chapter xiv The Farming Question -- Chapter xv Homewards.
Access Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
Summary "As the South African War reached its grueling end in 1902, colonial interests at the highest levels of the British Empire hand-picked teachers from across the Commonwealth to teach the thousands of Afrikaner women, children, and non-combatants held in concentration camps. Highly educated, hard working, and often opinionated, E. Maud Graham joined the Canadian contingent of forty teachers. Her account reveals the complexity of relations and tensions at a controversial period in Britain's history. Graham presents a lively historical travel memoir, and the editors have provided rich political and historical context to her narrative in the Introduction and generous annotations. This is a rare primary source for experts in Colonial Studies, Women's Studies, and Canadian, South African, and British Imperial History."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Graham, E. Maud, 1876-1949.
Teachers -- Canada -- Biography.
Teachers -- South Africa -- Biography.
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Personal narratives, Canadian.
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Education and the war.
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Concentration camps -- South Africa.
Education -- South Africa -- History.
Education -- Great Britain -- Colonies.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Dawson, Michael, 1971- editor.
Gidney, Catherine (Catherine Anne), 1969- editor.
Klausen, Susanne M., 1965- editor.
Canadian Electronic Library (Firm), distributor.
Other Form: Print version: 1772120464 9781772120462 (DLC) 2015452298
ISBN 9781772120554 electronic
9781772120462 paperback
1772120464 paperback

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