The Concentration Camps of the Anglo-Boer War, in South Africa, during the reign of Queen Victoria.

Elizabeth van Heyningen launched her new book, The Concentration Camps of the Anglo-Boer War: A Social History, at The Book Lounge in Cape Town last night.

Emily Hobhouse (1860-1926) was a Cornish campaigner and activist, most famous for bringing the appalling conditions of the British concentration camps to the attention of the British public during the 2nd Boer War. She also worked to improve the conditions and save the live of the people there, although under much criticism from those back in England. Seen as a heroine in South Africa but known by the British government as ‘That Bloody Woman’, she had a commanding yet compassionate gaze .

Emily Hobhouse was a Cornish campaigner and activist, most famous for bringing the appalling conditions of the British concentration camps to the attention of the British public during the Boer War. She also worked to improve the condition

Juvenile Fiction. About a South Africa girl placed in a "camp" during the Anglo-Boer war ( 1899-1902); British took women and children and place them in camps (similar to concentration camps) to force Boers to submit to British dominion in South Africa.

Stones for My Father, by Trilby Kent, winner of the 2012 TD Book of the Year award

Suffer the Little Children: British Concentration Camps During the 2nd Anglo-Boer War

Suffer the Little Children: British Concentration Camps During the 2nd Anglo-Boer War

Suffer the Little Children: British Concentration Camps During the Anglo-Boer War

Boer women. Emily Hobhouse's report: "The women are wonderful. They cry very little and never complain. The very magnitude of their sufferings, their indignities, loss and anxiety seems to lift them beyond tears… only when it cuts afresh at them through their children do their feelings flash out."

boer+war+british-concentration-camp-during-boer-war-boerwar.jpg Concentration Camps for Boer Women and Children

Geni - Photos in Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) BETHULIE Kamp/Camp

Geni - Photos in Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) BETHULIE Kamp/Camp

Tented concentration camp during the Anglo Boer War.

The Anglo Boer war 1899 - Boer concentration camps set up by the British. Almost Boers died in Kitchner's camps, majority being children.


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