Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

HI414
Reading Seminar on the Boer War
1.0 Credit

This course probes recent reappraisals of the Boer War (South African War) of 1899-1902. Issues include the origins of the war and its consequences, the nature of military operations, the concentration camps, African involvement, the participation of dominion forces (especially Canadian), and international reaction to the conflict. Questions relating to race, gender, identity, image-making and experience during the war are also considered. {G} {S}

Additional Course Information
Exclusions
HI464* taken prior to May 1, 2010.
Notes
1.0 credit, one-term historiographical course.