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Emily Hobhouse

Emily Hobhouse

Emily Hobhouse

Boer War letters

by Emily Hobhouse

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Human & Rousseau in Cape Town .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hobhouse, Emily, -- 1860-1926. -- Correspondence.,
  • Social workers -- South Africa -- Biography.,
  • South African War, 1899-1902 -- Personal narratives.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 543-546.

    Statementedited by Rykie van Reenen.
    ContributionsVan Reenen, Rykie.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV28.H6 A4 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination557 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages557
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21351648M
    ISBN 100798139285

    'Here was Emily in these diaries and scrapbooks. An unprecedented, intimate angle on the real Emily' Elsabé Brits has drawn on a treasure trove of previously private sources, including Emily Hobhouse's diaries, scrap-books and numerous letters that she discovered in Canada, to write a revealing new biography of this remarkable Englishwoman. This book is about the last few years of her life and, as the title tells, she continued in works of charity. She also took a perceptive view of World affairs. The book is interesting because the people of South Africa helped her a great deal and also provided her with a house where she could live and do her charlesrosier.comers:

    Die volle, grootliks onvertelde verhaal van Emily Hobhouse, aktivis en stryder teen onreg en onderdrukking - gedurende die Anglo-Boereoorlog, maar ook in verskeie lande regoor die wêreld - met nuut ontdekte foto's en aan die hand van bronne wat tot dusver skaars ontgin is. There is a generous photographic section, highlighting various phases of Emily Hobhouse’s life and her South African years. The first edition of Emily Hobhouse Boer War Letters was awarded the Recht Malan Prize for nonfiction.

    The famous tend to become slotted into cliche. This has been the fate of Emily Hobhouse, an Englishwoman by turns reviled and revered for her controversial humanitarian role in the concentration camps of the Anglo-Boer War. Emily Hobhouse is famous for exposing the appalling conditions of Boer families, herded by the British into concentration camps during the Boer War in South Africa. It is less well known that she actively opposed the First World War. She is the only known British civilian to have visited Germany and talked to the German Foreign Minister in the.


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Brand new Book. In the Anglo-Boer War () Emily Hobhouse championed the cause of the women and children herded into camps by Kitchener's army. Bya confirmed pacifist, she felt passionately that civilians suffered more than combatants and she was anxious for a negotiated peace.

Emily Hobhouse has 11 books on Goodreads with ratings. Emily Hobhouse’s most popular book is Letters to Change the World: From Pankhurst to Orwell. Emily Hobhouse has 11 books on Goodreads with ratings. Emily Hobhouse’s most popular book is Letters to Change the World: From Pankhurst to Orwell.

A fresh, nuanced look at an extraordinary woman and her lifelong fight for justice. Defying the constraints of her gender and class, Emily Hobhouse travelled across continents and spoke out against oppression. A passionate pacifist and a feminist, she opposed both the Anglo-Boer War and Price: $ charlesrosier.com: Emily Hobhouse.

Skip to main content. Try Prime All Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime. Emily Hobhouse is the author of Boer War Letters ( avg rating, 7 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), The Brunt of the War, and where it Fell ( a /5.

In London inthe upper class Emily Hobhouse heard that women and children caught in the Boer War were having a difficult time. Concerned, she went to South Africa to investigate and assist. She threaded her way through the conflict, all on her own and The Brunt of the War, and Where It Fell - Primary Source Edition.

Aug 24,  · It is perhaps unfortunate and unlucky for Rob Eales that a further new book on Emily Hobhouse has been published in Augustthe book by Elsabe Brits “Emily Hobhouse, Beloved Traitor”. This later book offers another biographical interpretation. Sep 05,  · Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Emily Hobhouse was born in Liskeard, Cornwall on 9th Aprilthe daughter of Reginald Hobhouse and Caroline Trelawny. She was the sister of Leonard Hobhousethe social philosopher and both were active members of the Adult Suffrage Society. (3) Emily Hobhouse wrote in October to Stephen Gladstone about the objectives of the Relief Fund for South African Women and Children.

To feed, clothe, harbour and save women and children - Boer, English and other - who were left destitute and ragged as a result of the destruction of property, the eviction of families or other incidents resulting from the military operations.

It is something of a myth that Emily Hobhouse was an unsung and unforgotten heroine. There have been several books written about Hobhouse [Fry (), Fisher (), Van Reenen ( and ), Roberts (), Hobhouse Balme ( and ), Hall (), Eales ().] Hobhouse also figures prominently in the literature on the Boer War.

Emily Hobhouse (9 April – 8 June ) 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 administered concentration camps in South Africa built to incarcerate Boer women and children during the Second Boer War.

Emily Hobhouse, English reformer and social worker whose humanitarian undertakings in South Africa caused her to be dubbed the “Angel of Love” by grateful Boer women. Hobhouse spent the first sheltered 35 years of her life at her father’s rectory.

Nov 04,  · Her great-nice Jennifer Hobhouse Balme revealed in her book Agent Of Peace: Emily Hobhouse and her Courageous Attempt to End the First World War that the. Although Emily Hobhouse was an Englishwoman she is most known for her work in South Africa and Europe.

She was a feminist, a pacifist, an internationalist and above all a humanitarian. She worked tirelessly for the disadvantaged. She loved her country and believed it had a.

Boer War letters [Emily Hobhouse] on charlesrosier.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. hardbackCited by: 5. May 19,  · Emily Hobhouse reports from inside the internment centres where Boer women and children face squalor and starvation: The sun blazed through. Aug 10,  · History has not been kind to Emily Hobhouse.

Until now, those biographers who have recorded her remarkable life have reduced her to a do-gooding. Although this page book is mainly about Emily Hobhouse's work in the Anglo Boer War when she helped thousands of Afrikaner women and children who were herded into camps by lord Kitchener's army after their farms had been burnt and all their effects destroyed, it also covers other aspects of Emily's life.

Nov 18,  · Her book, Emily Hobhouse: Beloved Traitor, released earlier this year, is about an inspirational lady who went against the grain of war and stood up for her pacifist beliefs.

I stopped by Skip to content Skip to menu. The famous tend to become slotted into cliche. This has been the fate of Emily Hobhouse, an Englishwoman by turns reviled and revered for her controversial humanitarian role in the concentration camps of the Anglo-Boer War.

These spirited, on-the-spot letters selected by herself span not only her well-known work in the camps, but her forceful and imaginative role in the ruined former republics.Sep 14,  · Emily Hobhouse, Beloved Traitor, by Elsabe Brits, published by Tafelberg,pages, illustrated.

A few weeks ago I reviewed Rob Eales’ book on Emily Hobhouse and the Boer War published by UCT Press in (The Compassionate Englishwoman - click here to view). I was drawn to that book because it concentrated on the Boer War years and the experiences of Emily Hobhouse as.In Emily Hobhouse was appointed secretary of the South African Conciliation Committee, which was a group that opposed the British government policy regarding South Africa.

Hobhouse was a humanitarian and pacifist who came to visit South Africa in Decemberduring the Anglo Boer War.