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

Reading Seminar on the Zulu War
1.0 Credit

The Anglo-Zulu War of 1879 is the most famous of the Victorian era’s “little wars” of imperial conquest in Africa. This seminar course examines why the Zulu kingdom failed to withstand the British invasion and relates the social, economic, political and diplomatic issues of the war to questions of military capability, strategy, tactics, performance in battle and commemoration. {G}

Additional Course Information
HI465* taken prior to May 1, 2010.
1.0 credit, one-term historiographical course.