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POWER AND RESISTANCE: INDENTURED LABOUR IN COLONIAL NATAL, 1860-1911

POWER AND RESISTANCE: INDENTURED LABOUR IN COLONIAL NATAL, 1860-1911

World Cup 2010: Africa’s turn or the turn on Africa?

The awarding of World Cup 2010 to South Africa was hailed as a great ‘victory’ for the African continent and the cause of much celebration. It heightened expectations not only about the spectacle itself but about the benefits that would accrue to South Africa and the rest of Africa.

Beyond the nation? Colour and class in South African cricket

This chapter takes a critical look at cricket's journey since those heady days. It considers the twists and turns, the pitfalls and gains that have occurred along the way.

Between black and white: A case study of the KwaZulu-Natal Cricket Union

223 different in KwaZulu-Natal, for example, with its large Indian population, than at the Pretoria-based Titans franchise, where whites are dominant, or in the Eastern Cape which has substantial African involvement in cricket.

Indian Muslims in South Africa's History:Continuity and Change

The majority of Indian Muslims arrived in Natal between 1860 and 1911 as contract indentured workers or pioneer traders. Indentured migration lasted between 1860 and 1911, by which time 152,641 Indians had come to Natal.

Contesting Indian Islam in KwaZulu-Natal: the Muharram festival in Durban 2002

This essay is concerned with the contested meanings, symbolism and authenticity of the Islamic festival Muharrarn in present-day Indian Islam in South Africa.

The Nation and its Discontents: Wole Soyinka's dramatisation of "post"colonial realities
Structure within Structure: An analysis of the Lion and the Jewel
Modern Rituals and African Dictators
Healing and the Poetics of Mothering: The Spirit of "Gelede"
Forming Metaphor: The Interpreters
Hofmeyr: An appraisal
J H Hofmeyr 1894-1948
J HHofmeyr 1894-1948
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A Liberal South African: Monumental biography of Jan Hendrik Hofmeyr
'n Toespraak deur Generaal Smuts
Contributions to the Dictionary of Literary Biography on 20th Century Black African writers
Contributions to the Dictionary of Literary Biography on 20th Century Black African writers
Contributions to the Dictionary of Literary Biography on 20th Century Black African writers

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