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|Article Title||Victorian women, gender and identity in the South African War : an overview|
|© Publisher:||UNISA Press|
|Publication Date||Jan 2006|
|Pages||3 - 24|
Extracted from text ... ARTICLES Victorian women, gender and identity in the South African War: An overview Bridget Theron* In the latter decades of the nineteenth century the role of women in Britain and the settler societies throughout the British Empire was as yet heavily circumscribed. Gender studies and scholarly research into the links between gender and imperialism have blossomed since the 1980s and these have shown that Victorian women did have some limited agency, but that this was just beginning to develop and mature at about the time of the outbreak of the South African War (Anglo Boer War) of 1899? 1902. ..
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