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The social exploits and behaviour of nurses during the Anglo-Boer War, 1899–19021

Charlotte Dale

in Colonial Caring: A history of colonial and post-colonial nursing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099700
eISBN:
9781526104397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099700.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

At the commencement of the Second Anglo-Boer War the small cohort of nurses available for service in South Africa were insufficient to meet the demands inherent with the exigencies of modern warfare ... More


Boers, Britons, and the ‘Black English’

James Belich

in Replenishing the Earth: The Settler Revolution and the Rise of the Angloworld

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199297276
eISBN:
9780191700842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297276.003.0015
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Britain controlled the Cape Colony from 1806, but substantial British settlement did not begin until 1820. In that year, 4,000 British settlers joined some 40,000 white Afrikaners of Dutch, German, ... More


Department of War and External Affairs: The Anglo-Boer War and Imperialism

Jonathan Wild

in Literature of the 1900s: The Great Edwardian Emporium

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748635061
eISBN:
9781474419536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635061.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines the response of writers to the 1899–1902 Boer War (or the Anglo-Boer War, as it is now more commonly known) in particular, looking at the work that emerged during the time of ... More


Camps in a Time of War: Civilian Concentration in Southern Africa, 1900–1901

Aidan Forth

in Barbed-Wire Imperialism: Britain's Empire of Camps, 1876-1903

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293960
eISBN:
9780520967267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293960.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Guerrilla warfare during the South African (or Anglo-Boer) War presented a new context for the development of British camps. On the one hand, camps were a measure of military counterinsurgency that ... More


An Imperfect Occupation: Enduring the South African War

John Boje

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039560
eISBN:
9780252097652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039560.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The South African War (1899–1902), also called the Boer War and Anglo-Boer War, began as a conventional conflict. It escalated into a savage irregular war fought between the two Boer republics and a ... More


The Garrison and the State: Changing Relationships of Power

Graham Dominy

in Last Outpost on the Zulu Frontiers: Fort Napier and the British Imperial Garrison

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040047
eISBN:
9780252098246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040047.003.0012
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the evolving relationship between the imperial, colonial, and local states in relation to the role of the garrison of Fort Napier. In particular, it considers the granting of ... More


Barbed-Wire Imperialism: Britain's Empire of Camps, 1876-1903

Aidan Forth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293960
eISBN:
9780520967267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293960.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Some of the world’s first refugee camps and concentration camps appeared in the British Empire in the late 19th century. Famine camps detained emaciated refugees and billeted relief applicants on ... More


Introduction

Carol Acton and Jane Potter

in Working in a world of hurt: Trauma and resilience in the narratives of medical personnel in warzones

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090363
eISBN:
9781781708965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090363.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

In the history of war, and especially in discussions of the psychological trauma that can result from constant exposure to war induced injury and death, the experience of medical personnel is ... More


Trekking through Bechuanaland

Edward M. Spiers

in The Victorian Soldier in Africa

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061219
eISBN:
9781781700556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061219.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on the Bechuanaland campaign, demonstrating the degree of British adaptation since the Anglo-Boer War of 1881. The expedition was occasioned by Boer freebooters exploiting the ... More


Colonial Contexts and Global Dissent

Joanna Cruickshank

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199683710
eISBN:
9780191823923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199683710.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Theology

By the end of the nineteenth century, Dissent had gained a global presence, with churches from the Dissenting traditions scattered across the British Empire and beyond. This chapter traces the spread ... More


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