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Emily Hobhouse | Biography

Elsabé Brits

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 1899-1902 Anglo-Boer War and World War One, leading to suspicions of treason. Elsabé Brits travelled in her footsteps to bring to life a colourful story of war, heroism and passion, spanning three continents.

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Emily Hobhouse | Biography


Author: Elsabé Brits
Category: Biography
ISBN: 9780624075745
Date Released: 01 August 2016
Price (incl. VAT): R 375.00
Format: Soft cover, 352pp

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Elsabé Brits


Elsabé Brits is an award-winning South African journalist and author. She was specialist science reporter at the Afrikaans daily, Die Burger, for 17 years, and...