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HIST 3719 [0.5 credit] South African War, 1899-1902

Examines causes, major events and consequences of the war. Themes include: the war as part of the Scramble for Africa, emergence of settler nationalism, British “scorched earth policy", establishment of concentration camps, importance of gender, African involvement, international responses, and long-term effects. (Field d).
Prerequisite(s): a 2000-level history course or third-year standing and 1.0 credit in history.
Lectures three hours a week.