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Summer School 2021

Angels of Mercy: foreign women in the Anglo-Boer War

ANGELS OF MERCY: FOREIGN WOMEN IN THE ANGLO-BOER WAR

Chris Schoeman, author

This lecture draws on diaries, letters and other wartime sources to  tell the stories of the brave foreign women who worked as nurses on the frontline of the Anglo-Boer War or taught Boer children in the concentration camps. Theirs are stories of compassion and courage.

 

This lecture will be offered on the Microsoft Teams platform. Participants will be sent a link.

 

Recommended reading

Schoeman, C. 2013. Angels of Mercy: Foreign Women in the Anglo-Boer War. Cape Town: Zebra Press.

 

Date: Thursday 14 January
Time: 3.00 pm                               
COURSE FEES: R75