Thoughts on South Africa


Read by Rachel May Ferriman

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'Thoughts on South Africa' is a collection of Schreiner's observations of colonial South Africa in the early 19th century, mostly regarding Boer-English relations. The book was published posthumously in 1923. Prospective listeners should be aware that it reflects the place, culture and language of the time in which it was written. (13 hr 21 min)

Chapters

Foreword by S. C. Cronwright-Schreiner 4:18 Read by Rachel May Ferriman
Prefatory Note 1896 2:48 Read by Rachel May Ferriman
Dedication and Introduction 1901 26:23 Read by Rachel May Ferriman
Part One: I. South Africa: Its Natural Features, Its Diverse Peoples, Its Polit… 49:24 Read by Rachel May Ferriman
Part Two: I. South Africa: Its Natural Features, Its Diverse Peoples, Its Polit… 34:12 Read by Rachel May Ferriman
Part One: II. The Boer 42:09 Read by Rachel May Ferriman
Part Two: II. The Boer 41:11 Read by Rachel May Ferriman
Part One: III. The Problem of Slavery 43:23 Read by Rachel May Ferriman
Part Two: III. The Problem of Slavery 36:15 Read by Rachel May Ferriman
Part One: IV. The Wanderings of the Boer 31:45 Read by Rachel May Ferriman
Part Two: IV. The Wanderings of the Boer 58:59 Read by Rachel May Ferriman
Part One: V. The Boer Woman and the Modern Woman's Question 27:44 Read by Rachel May Ferriman
Part Two: V. The Boer Woman and the Modern Woman’s Question 33:52 Read by Rachel May Ferriman
VI. The Boer and His Republics 54:47 Read by Rachel May Ferriman
Part One: VII. The Psychology of the Boer 54:22 Read by Rachel May Ferriman
Part Two: VII. The Psychology of the Boer 42:49 Read by Rachel May Ferriman
Part Three: VII. The Psychology of the Boer 46:15 Read by Rachel May Ferriman
Part One: VIII. The Englishman 40:01 Read by Rachel May Ferriman
Part Two: VIII. The Englishman 51:31 Read by Rachel May Ferriman
Note A. The South African Nation (1900) 44:54 Read by Rachel May Ferriman
Note B. The Value of Human Varieties (1901) 7:18 Read by Rachel May Ferriman
Note C. The Domestic Life of the Boer (1899) 13:41 Read by Rachel May Ferriman
Note D. Our Waste Land in Mashonaland (1891) 13:41 Read by Rachel May Ferriman