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Deconstructing ‘Indianness’: Cricket and the Articulation of Indian Identities in Durban, 1900–32

Indian immigrants arrived in South Africa in two waves; approximately 150,000 indentured laborers imported between 1860 and 1911 were followed by traders from the west coast of India.

Taking up the white man's game : the rise and decline of African cricket in Durban, 1930-1960

Om die wit spel op te neem: die opkoms en agteruitgang van Swart krieket in Durban, 1930- 1960 Met die 2003-kriekettoetsreeks tussen Engeland en Suid-Afrika was Engelse kommentators Jonathan Agnew en Henry Blofeld opreg verbaas toe kopieë van André Odendaal se The Story of an African Game (2003)

Cultural Confrontation: Race, Politics and Cricket in South Africa in the 1970s and 1980s

This narrative of Yacoob Omar, one of South Africa's finest Black2 cricketers during the apartheid era, is more than a story about cricket.

CONSTRUCTIONS OF COMMUNITY AND IDENTITY AMONG INDIANS IN COLONIAL NATAL, 1860–1910: THE ROLE OF THE MUHARRAM FESTIVAL

This article is concerned with the historical construction of communities, cultures and identities in colonial Natal, in this case an Indian grouping that emerged from the heterogeneous collection of indentured workers imported between 1860 and 1911.

Race or class? community and conflict amongst Indian municipal employees in Durban, 1914-1949

This article explores different facets of South African Indian identity between 1914 and 1949 by focusing on the Indian municipal workers resident in Magazine Barracks, Durban.

'GIVE TILL IT HURTS': DURBAN'S INDIANS AND THE FIRST WORLD WAR

In October 1913 approximately 20,000 Indian workers joined Mahatma Gandhi's campaign of resistance against the South African government. This was a spontaneous outburst against terrible working conditions and a realisation that the£ 3 poll tax on free Indians meant perpetual indenture.

Uprooting, Re-rooting:Culture, Religion and Community among Indentured Muslim Migrants in Colonial Natal, 1860–1911

This article considers issues relating to religion and culture among Indian Muslims in Natal which imported 152 184 indentured workers from British India between 1860 and 191 1.

There is plenty of play left in South Africa's race game, race, cricket and nation in post-apartheid South Africa

This paper focuses on charges of match-fixing in April 2001 by Indian police against Hansie Cronje, cricket captain of South Africa, and the Commission of Inquiry that followed in order to probe the construction and persistence of race stereotypes in South Africa.

`WHAT DO THEY KNOW OF CRICKET WHO ONLY CRICKET KNOW?': Transformation in South African Cricket, 1990-2000

This article charts developments in cricket during the past decade to explore issues related to social transformation and redress in post-apartheid South Africa.

Draft outline for the Long View by Alan Paton
Indian Muslims in South Africa: continuity, change and disjuncture, 1860-2000

Islam is a minority religion in South Africa. According to the 1996 census there were 553,585 Muslims out of a total population of forty million. Indian Muslims make up one of the two largest sub-groups, the other being 'Malay' .

Indians, Islam and the meaning of South African citizenship - A question of identities

Durban's Indian Muslims are heirs to Islamic traditions and practices in India that became firmly established in South Africa. During the past decade they experienced rapid and dramatic changes.

Changing Islamic traditions and emerging identities in South Africa

The de-racialization of South African society in the midst of accelerating economic and cultural globalization has set in motion profound social, cultural and political changes that have confronted the existing notions of identity of most South Africans.

The Long View - Chapter 1
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The Long View - foreword
Sermon by Dr Arthur L Kinsolving
Article by Mary K Frank in New York Times
A 'public health nuisance': the Victoria Street early morning squatters market, 1910–1934

The focus of this article is the 'Indian Market', a famous tourist landmark in Durban.

NATAL'S INDIANS, THE EMPIRE AND THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR, 1899- 1902

Most early scholars of the South African War focussed almost entirely on the struggle between Afrikaner nationalism and British imperialism in which the role of Blacks was seen as irrelevant.

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