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Emily Hobhouse and the British Concentration Camp Scandal: an Exposé of the Treatment of Boer Women and Children During the South African War by One of its Most Vociferous Opponents
Emily Hobhouse
A fearless female champion for justice and humanity Today, the term ‘concentration camp’ is synonymous with the horrors perpetrated by Nazi Germany during the Second World War. Nevertheless, concen..
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Ladies of the Veldt
Sarah Wilson & Mrs. Heckford
Two Accounts of Remarkable Women in South Africa During the Boer War—South African Memories by Sarah Wilson & A Lady Trader in the Transvaal by Mrs. Heckford
Two resolute women—the first female ‘warco’ and the trader This special Leonaur two-in-one volume contains accounts by two resourceful and independent women who made their way through the often hos..
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Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands
Mary Seacole
The Experiences of a Jamaican Nurse in South America and During the Crimean War
An unsung heroine of the Crimean War The flickering light that emanated from Florence Nightingale’s lamp penetrated more darkness than she or anyone else of her time will have imagined. It illumina..
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Nobody’s Children
Irene Green
The Recollections of a Nurse in India in the Last Years of the British Raj

A Leonaur Original—First Time in Print
The life of a nurse in the last days of the Raj Irene Green’s book is a Leonaur first edition—never before in print. Irene was born in Agra, India the child of a European father (born in India to E..
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A Lady’s Life in Zululand and the Transvaal During Cetewayo’s Reign
Annie Wilkinson
The Experiences of a Missionary in 19th Century South Africa
A missionary in South Africa in time of war Those who know anything of the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879 are aware that the king of that martial nation was Cetywayo. The Zulu people had been crafted into ..
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A Lady’s Indian Mutiny Diary
M. H. Ouvry
Recollections of a Cavalry Officer’s Wife Before & During the Indian Mutiny, 1857
The mutiny as seen by a Lancer’s wife This account, which briefly covers life in India immediately preceding the Indian Mutiny, was originally titled A Lady’s Life Before and During the Indian Muti..
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A Lady’s Captivity Among Chinese Pirates
Fanny Loviot
The Adventures of a Lady Traveller During the 1850s
A young French girl’s adventures in the age of Victoria The adventures of Parisian young lady, Fanny Loviot and her eldest sister began in the Spring of 1852 when they boarded the small French scho..
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The Memsahib and the Mutiny
R. M. Coopland
An English Lady's Ordeals in Gwalior and Agra During the Indian Mutiny 1857
Nightmare experiences in a land torn apart by violence, mutiny, betrayal and war The British travelled to live in India throughout the years of the Empire. It was always an adventure, a journey to ..
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Diary of a Nurse in South Africa
Alice Bron
With the Dutch-Belgian Red Cross During the Boer War
A Nurse for Boer and British during the Boer War The author of this book, a young Belgian woman, was a vocational nurse from an early age. As a child she had assisted in caring for the wounded of t..
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Ladies of Lucknow
G. Harris & Adelaide Case
The Experiences of Two British Women During the Indian Mutiny 1857

A Lady’s Diary of the Siege of Lucknow by G. Harris
Day by Day at Lucknow by Adelaide Case


Two enthralling Lucknow diaries in one special edition The siege and relief of the Residency at Lucknow is one of the principal conflicts of the Great Mutiny and became an abiding symbol of the spi..
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Lady Sale’s Afghanistan
Florentia Sale
An Indomitable Victorian Lady’s Account of the Retreat from Kabul During the First Afghan War
The hard road back to India There are few books that can truly be said to be unique, but this is one. Afghanistan has been a battleground since man has occupied its hostile landscape and others hav..
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Friends and Foes in the Transkei
Helen M. Prichard
A Victorian Lady’s Experience of Southern Africa During the 1870s
Pioneer days in South Africa Helen Prichard arrived in South Africa with her family in 1876. The colonisation of the interior was in full swing and hers was a family that typified the pioneer sprit..
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The Two Wars of Mrs Duberly
Frances Isabella Duberly
An Intrepid Victorian Lady’s Experience of the Crimea and Indian Mutiny
Two feminine adventures from the age of Victoria Mrs Frances Duberly, or 'Fanny' as she was widely known, would have been a remarkable woman in any age; as the wife of a serving soldier in the Vict..
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