Essays Tagged: "Afrikaner"

A newspaper-style article describing the end of the Boer war, ending in British victory.

May 1902--The pent up tensions between British in Afrikaner states and the Afrikaners themselves had finally broken. The British gold prospectors movi ... ese settlers is due.The British claimed the Cape of Good Hope in 1806. Called the "Great Trek", the Afrikaners settled beyond the Vaal and Orange Rivers in 1835, when the British freed slaves in 1834 ... Rivers in 1835, when the British freed slaves in 1834 and started expanding into South Africa. The Afrikaners founded Afrikaner republics of the South African Republic or Transvaal, Orange Free State ...

(3 pages) 22 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Apartheid In Africa: An essay talking about how Apartheid in Africa got started, what this caused, and how it ended.

n 1652; "Blacks" and "Whites" have lived apart in South Africa. Officially started in 1948 when the Afrikaner Nationalist party came to power, apartheid is a system of racial laws devised to "Preserve ... their plight in the 50's were mostly unrecognized. The main political party of the whites was the "Afrikaners Nationalist Party" which thoroughly supported the idea of apartheid. Since black people w ...

(3 pages) 79 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

South African Directors - Manie van Rensburg, Katinka Heyns, Jans Rautenbach, Ross Devenish. Bibliography included.

one work dealing with the generation gap between a forbidding fisherman and his learned son.By 1969 Afrikaner capital was a significant factor in the industry: This year also saw the successful releas ... 81) earned him the Tonight Award in 1982.Manie van Rensburg essentially deals with three periods of Afrikaner people:The 1930's Trauma of Urbanisation and the Struggle for Land(1983's "Verspeelde Lent ...

(9 pages) 49 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

Explain the developments leading up to the Boer War

Southern Africa had been shared between British colonies and republics of Dutch-Afrikaner settlers, also known as the Boers, since its acquisition by Britain at the conclusion of t ... ady tense relationship between the two governing powers. Furthermore, British imperial ambition and Afrikaner nationalism took tensions to breaking point, and in 1899 the Boers attacked the British in ... imperialism was, as was imperialism itself, experiencing a decline as the 20th century neared, and Afrikaner nationalism was just beginning to emerge as a widely accepted ideology in South Africa, Th ...

(9 pages) 45 0 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Australia's reputation and national identity

9-1902. Southern Africa had been shared between British colonies and independent republics of Dutch-Afrikaner settlers, known as Boers. Throughout the nineteenth centaury the two powers had maintained ...

(7 pages) 50 0 4.1 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

History of Apartheid in South Africa

The History of Apartheid in South Africa"Afrikaners believed they were a superior but native African tribe whose territories had been encroac ... arlike and primitive black tribes from the north. To the blacks and their outside sympathizers, the Afrikaners were no more than particularly barbarous colonial plunders who enslaved and repressed the ... nteenth century (Nordic settlers). English domination over the Dutch descendents (known as Boers or Afrikaners) resulted in the Dutch establishing the new colonies of the Orange Free State and the Tra ...

(5 pages) 49 0 1.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

"Road to mecca" by Athol Fugard

nd seem to have each for comfort despite their long distances away.Miss Helen outcasts herself from Afrikaner society as she stops going the customary Sunday church service. She makes her own so calle ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Listening And Writing Response; Film Study â€" “The Power Of One”

The groups at the top, such as the Dutch background South Africans, which were known as the "˜Afrikaners', spoke in a much more articulate and "˜proper' way compared with the lower classed ... ht there was enormous support for the native fighter Gideon Duma. If the majority of the crowd were Afrikaners and a minority of natives the noise coming from the natives would have been significantly ...

(3 pages) 921 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Apartheid: Systematic And Intention Oppression

rong. It existed for more than 50 years in South Africa. This "secret society" was called the Afrikaner Broederbond. This society consisted of a select few Afrikaners who had total and complete ... iety consisted of a select few Afrikaners who had total and complete control over South Africa. The Afrikaners used the Afrikaner National Party, economic oppression, suppression of opposing political ...

(8 pages) 37 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The impact of world war two on South Africa

le, its anti-Semitism, and its use of state socialism to benefit the "master race," had gained many Afrikaner admirers in the 1930s. A neo-Nazi Greyshirt organization had been formed in 1933 that drew ... Greyshirt organization had been formed in 1933 that drew increasing support, especially among rural Afrikaners, in the late 1930s. In 1938 Afrikaners participating in the commemoration of the Great Tr ...

(11 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The Power of One film techniques

PK at the age of about seven dealing with the losses of everyone around him and the bullies at his Afrikaner school.The director uses many different camera angles to get emotions and understandings i ... et emotions and understandings into the audience. For example when PK was younger and attending the Afrikaner boarding school, he constantly got bullied for being the only English boy, the camera woul ...

(3 pages) 4 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies


(5 pages) 3 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art