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Emily Hobhouse 1800 - 1929

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Of the slightly more than women and children placed in these camps… Lest We Forget, Second World, British Army, African History, History Facts, Children's Place, Military History, World History, South Africa

Of the slightly more than 104,000 women and children placed in these camps, about 28,000 died. The humanitarian world was appalled. The conduct of the British against the civilian Boer population was the subject of universal disapprobation, so it's interesting to note that his written defense of the British cause in the war was the reason Conan Doyle (creator of the Sherlock Holmes) was later knighted

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This Day in History: May 31, 1902: The Boer War ends

In Pretoria, representatives of Great Britain and the Boer states sign the Treaty of Vereeniging, officially ending the three-and-a-half-year South African Boer War. The Boers, also known as Afrikaners, were the descendants of the original Dutch settlers of southern Africa. Britain took possession of the Dutch Cape colony in 1806 during the Napoleonic wars, sparking resistance from the independence-minded Boers, who resented the Anglicization of South Africa and Britain's anti-slavery…

"Canada sent 40 teachers to teach Boer children (in the concentration camps), an initiative started by Emily Hobhouse" I Am Canadian, Canadian History, November 3, July 28, African History, Women In History, Great Women, Amazing Women, 20th Century Women

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"Canada sent 40 teachers to teach Boer children in the concentration camps, which Emily Hobhouse had started"

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The National Women's Memorial in honour of the somewhat 30 000 women and children who died in concentration camps during the Anglo Boer War, mostly due to neglect and starvation. Beautiful Places To Visit, Beautiful World, History Projects, African History, Africa Travel, Countries Of The World, Heritage Site, South Africa, War

Second Boer War

The Second Boer War (Dutch: Tweede Boerenoorlog, Afrikaans: Tweede Vryheidsoorlog, literally "Second Freedom War") was fought from 11 October 1899 until 31 May 1902 between the United Kingdom and the South African Republic (Transvaal Republic) and Orange Free State. The British war effort w...

On her return to Britain the story she told of the conditions under which the women and children had to live shocked everyone not committed to believe in the inevibility of the war and the harsh measures that was to end it. Typhoid Fever, War Memorials, Whooping Cough, Free State, African Women, 1 Oz, South Africa, Growing Up, Britain

A memorial slab dedicated to the women and children who died in the Winburg Concentration Camp - Women's Memorial, Bloemfontein.Children who were under six years of age received 0,5 lb of meal daily, 1/2 meat twice weekly, 1/4 tin of milk daily, 1 oz sugar daily and 1/2 oz of salt daily. This very poor diet led to the rapid spread of diseases such as whooping cough, measles, typhoid fever, diphtheria, diarrhoea and dysentery, especially amongst the children.

EMILY HOBHOUSE (1860-1926) | Cornwall: St Ive (near Liskeard) was the home of this Cornishwoman who challenged the British Empire over its concentration camps in South Africa during the Boer War. She also smuggled herself into Germany to try to singlehandedly stop the First World War. Lord Kitchener described her as "that bloody woman". He had her arrested and she spent the war under virtual house arrest in a cottage near Maer Lake in Bude.'     ✫ღ⊰n California Beach Camping, Camping In Maine, Yellowstone Camping, Grand Canyon Camping, Camping Cornwall, Coleman Camping Stove, House Arrest, Camping Lights, St Ives

EMILY HOBHOUSE (1860-1926) | Cornwall: St Ive (near Liskeard) was the home of this Cornishwoman who challenged the British Empire over its concentration camps in South Africa during the Boer War. She also smuggled herself into Germany to try to singlehandedly stop the First World War. Lord Kitchener described her as "that bloody woman". He had her arrested and she spent the war under virtual house arrest in a cottage near Maer Lake in Bude.' ✫ღ⊰n

Emily Hobhouse word onthou in Afrikaner geskiedenis as 'n heldin. Sy maak aan die wêreld die haglike omstandighede van die kampe bekend en is tot so mate suksesvol dat sy op een stadium verbied word om voet aan wal in SA te sit. African History, Women In History, Great Women, Amazing Women, Powerful Women, Role Models, World War, South Africa, The Past

Emily Hobhouse (9 April 1860 – 8 June 1926) was a British welfare campaigner, who is primarily remembered for bringing to the attention of the British public, and working to change, the deprived conditions inside the British concentration camps in South Africa built for Boer women and children during the Second Boer War.

The Brunt of the War, and where it Fell - Emily Hobhouse - Ground Floor - 1902 Nurses, Ground Floor, New Books, Inspirational, War, History, Vintage, Women, Woman

The Brunt of the War, and where it Fell - Emily Hobhouse - Ground Floor - 968.048 H683B 1902

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Elsabé Brits oor Emily Hobhouse, geliefde verraaier | LitNet

"Sy het wêreldleiers beïnvloed. Sy was ook moeilik, taktloos en sonder ‘n wag voor haar mond."

In the Anglo-Boer War Emily Hobhouse championed the cause of the women and children. By a confirmed pacifist, she courageously campaigned to secure peace. Who Runs The World, Family History, Image Search, Champion, African, Inspiration, Photograph, War, Women

The History Press | Emily Hobhouse: Pacifist and patriot

In the Anglo-Boer War Emily Hobhouse championed the cause of the women and children. By 1914, a confirmed pacifist, she courageously campaigned to secure peace.

This documentary offers a brief look into the extraordinary life of Emily Hobhouse April 1860 – 8 June – a British welfare campaigner – whom singleh. World War Two, Documentary, Events, Mansions, History, Learning, House Styles, Building, Places

Emily Hobhouse [1984 Documentary]

This documentary offers a brief look into the extraordinary life of Emily Hobhouse (9 April 1860 – 8 June 1926) – a British welfare campaigner – whom singleh...