1887

oa South African Journal of Cultural History - Die Port Elizabethse konsentrasiekamp, 1899-1902

 

Abstract

During the Anglo-Boer War Britain tried to force the two Boer Republics to surrender by, amongst other tactics, the establishment of concentration camps. The one camp that could not be compared with the other camps as far as suffering, sorrow and deaths were concerned was the Port Elizabeth concentration camp. Owing to good military control, small numbers of inhabitants and a healthy relationship between the camp authorities and the inhabitants, the Port Elizabeth concentration camp definitely fell into a different category from the other concentration camps and was therefore something of a rarity.

Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/culture/6/2/AJA10113053_69
1992-04-01
2016-12-05
This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error