A Canadian Girl in South Africa: A Teacher’s Experiences in by E. Maud Graham,Michael Dawson,Catherine Gidney,Susanne M.

By E. Maud Graham,Michael Dawson,Catherine Gidney,Susanne M. Klausen

because the South African struggle reached its grueling lead to 1902, colonial pursuits on the maximum degrees of the British Empire hand-picked academics from around the Commonwealth to coach the hundreds of thousands of Boer young ones residing in focus camps. hugely knowledgeable, difficult operating, and infrequently opinionated, E. Maud Graham joined the Canadian contingent of 40 lecturers. Her eyewitness account unearths the complexity of kinfolk and tensions at a debatable interval within the histories of either Britain and South Africa. Graham offers a full of life old go back and forth memoir, and the editors have supplied wealthy political and ancient context to her narrative within the advent and beneficiant annotations. it is a infrequent fundamental resource for specialists in Colonial experiences, Women’s experiences, and Canadian, South African, and British Imperial historical past. Readers with an curiosity within the South African conflict might be intrigued via Graham’s observations on South African society on the finish of the Victorian era.

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