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Title A Gordon Highlander
Author(s) Everett Green, E.
Section Section II: Empire Writing & the Literature of Empire
Date 1901
Document Type Printed Book
Place of Publication London, Edinburgh and New York
Publisher T. Nelson and Sons
Library British Library
Reference 012809.K.27
Region Africa, South Asia
Names E. Everett-Green, Kruger (pp15, 71), Sir George White (pp17, 25, 72, 125, 129, 148, 222), Baden-Powell (pp70, 129), Gladstone (p71), Kitchener (p151), Lord Roberts (pp149, 155, 157, 161, 195)
Places South Africa, Mafeking (pp70, 129, 136, 234), India (p75), Ladysmith (pp157-158, 163), Kimberley (pp157-159)
Topics novel, fiction, children's literature, adventure, soldier, a boys liwhilst father is away to war, contents (p7), colonial conflict, war, battle, military, military life, Gordon Highlanders, dress (pp10, 69), Boers, Boer War, patriotism (pp12, 19, 59, 81, 124-125, 136, 160, 177, 208, 226, 237, 270), arrogance of English national pride (p124), fighting war for righteous cause (pp125-126), masculinity (pp19, 59, 101), soldiers' love of horses (pp35-36), prayer for soldiers (p38), 'Indian Mutiny' (pp44, 155), attitude in England to colonial conflict (pp51, 131), perception of Boer treatment of indigenous peoples (pp71, 100, 127, 161), conduct of Boers in War (p200), time taken to deploy army (pp71, 93), declaration of War (p71), children's gangs playing war games (pp73, 81-82, 86, 89, 92, 94, 101, 105-119, 129, 130-47), whipping (p117), colonial family, brother's in India, at Oxford and Sandhurst (p75), religion, church (pp78, 122, 183), marriage (pp84-85), newspaper coverage of war (pp92, 122, 126, 128, 149, 153, 190, 194, 200), victories and defeats in South Africa (pp93-94, 122, 158, 162-163, 201, 234), Nicholson's Nek (pp93, 122), corporal punishment (p121), impact of war at home (pp131, 149-152, 207, 221, 235-244), Ladysmith Day (pp163-177), health and disease (p228)
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