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Title A Year's Housekeeping in South Africa
Author(s) Lady Barker
Section Section II: Empire Writing & the Literature of Empire
Date 1877
Document Type Printed Book
Place of Publication London
Library Bodleian Library
Reference 621.12r.19
Region Africa, Australasia
Names Mary Anne Barker, Lady Broome, David Livingstone (p16), Cetywayo (p209)
Places South Africa, Cape Town (pp1-21), Table Mountain (pp2, 7), Port Elizabeth (p23), East London (p27), Natal (p42), Durban (pp44, 80), Maritzburg (pp53, 94, 191, 221, 268, 307), Zululand (pp189, 209), Fort Napier (p286), New Zealand (pp24, 39, 59, 69, 70, 189, 275, 289, 315)
Topics contents (pvii), travel writing, mixed-race (p3), natural history (pp4, 13, 58, 68-75, 112), ants (p55), luxury goods, diamonds (p6), children (p8), shortage of water (pp9, 69), Hottentots (pp12, 49), Dutch empire (pp12, 49), slavery (p49), shopping (pp23, 221, 268), markets (p268), bazaar (pp221-225), transport, railway (pp35, 48, 80), kafir (pp40, 61, 80, 116-121, 138, 164, 250-266), Kraals (pp40, 51, 120, 257-266), housing (pp40, 56, 288), climate (pp54, 94, 131, 160, 266), architecture (pp56, 60), status of women (p61), marriage (pp61, 62, 250), native wedding (pp250-256), servants (pp61, 63, 118, 165, 207), dress (pp63, 67, 122-128, 138, 179), Zulu (pp160, 173, 188, 211), tribal customs (pp160-190), witchdoctor (p166), perceived attitudes to work (pp80, 101, 104, 121, 164, 207-208, 282), class (pp90, 207), leisure, swimming (p101), hunting (pp302, 308-311), law (pp103, 105, 214), attitudes to colonial rule (p104), language (pp105, 116, 278), education (pp117, 198, 206), health and disease (pp147, 166), infanticide (p167), missionary work (p191), Wesleyan Mission Station (p196), problems of white immigration (p207), Boers (p226), picnic (p239), military, colonial power (p286), Durban Mounted Rifles volunteers (p292), expedition into the bush (p307)
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