Australia's Role in The Boer War

The Boer War of 1899-1902 was a war of imperialism for Britain and a war of liberation for the Boers. Australia came in on the side of British imperialism. It was an ugly war with civilian guerillas taking on large conventional armies. There were atrocities and great suffering. The infamous "concentration camps" made their entrance to the 20th century in this war. This course looks at the cause of the war, the course of the war and Australia's part in it. Finally we look at the outcome of the war and its consequences for South Africa in the 20th century.

DELIVERY MODE

  • Hybrid (F2F & Online simultaneously)

COURSE OUTLINE

  • The outbreak of the war. Why did the British and the mainly Dutch settlers come to clash?
  • How the war was fought
  • The timeline of the war
  • Australia's role in this war
  • Understand the reasons for the Boer War
  • Understand Australia's motivation for going to the Boer War
  • Understand Australia's role in the Boer War
$81 Limited / $73

<p>The Boer War of 1899-1902 was a war of imperialism for Britain and a war of liberation for the Boers. Australia came in on the side of British imperialism. It was an ugly war with civilian

...
27 Jul
$81 Limited / $73

<p>The Boer War of 1899-1902 was a war of imperialism for Britain and a war of liberation for the Boers. Australia came in on the side of British imperialism. It was an ugly war with civilian

...
27 Jul

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