This book contains Emily Hobhouse's 1902 work, "The Brunt of the War and Where It Fell". It constitutes an authentic insight into the life of women and children in the Boer war, as witnessed first-hand by the author. This volume is recommended for those looking to understand the roots of apartheid that brought so much misery to South Africa. Contents include: "Home Destroyed - Consequent Eviction of Families, told by Proclamations, Official Notices, Despatches, Soldier's and Officer's Letters, War Correspondents, Showing Sate of the Country", "Woman in 1900 - Sketch of their Experiences early in the War, Told chiefly in their Letters and by Friends - Mrs' Hertzog's Story", "Feeling in Cape Colony - Feeling aroused and expressed in Cape Colony - Relief started there and in England", et cetera. Emily Hobhouse (1860 - 1926) was a British welfare campaigner, famous for informing the British public as to the British-ordered concentration camps in South Africa during the Second Boer War. This antiquarian book is being republished now in an affordable, modern edition - complete with a specially commissioned new introduction of the author.