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A Canadian girl in South Africa : a teacher's experiences in the South African War, 1899 1902

Author: E Maud Graham; Michael Dawson; Catherine Gidney; Susanne M Klausen
Publisher: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada : The University of Alberta Press, 2015. ©2015
Series: Wayfarer
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : First electronic edition, 2015View all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Canadian
Biographies
Récits personnels canadiens
Additional Physical Format: Graham, E. Maud, 1876-1949.
Canadian girl in South Africa.:
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada : The University of Alberta Press, [2015] ©2015
(CaOONL)20159024064
(OCoLC)891676985
Graham, E. Maud, 1876-1949.
Canadian girl in South Africa.:
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada : The University of Alberta Press, 2015. ©2015
(CaOONL)20160006023
Graham, E. Maud, 1876-1949.
Canadian girl in South Africa.:
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada : The University of Alberta Press, 2015. ©2015
(CaOONL)20160006031
Named Person: E Maud Graham; E Maud Graham; E Maud Graham
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: E Maud Graham; Michael Dawson; Catherine Gidney; Susanne M Klausen
ISBN: 9781772120554 1772120553 9781772120530 1772120537 9781772120462 1772120464
OCLC Number: 907565796
Awards: Winner of AAUP Book, Jacket & Journal Show - Scholarly Typographic 2016 (United States)
Winner of New York Book Show/Professional & Reference 2016 (United States)
Description: 1 online resource (lxxii, 220 pages).
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.
Series Title: Wayfarer
Responsibility: E. Maud Graham ; edited and with an introduction by Michael Dawson, Catherine Gidney, and Susanne M. Klausen.
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