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The History of the Asiatic Bazaar in Pretoria (1885 - 1914)

The main focus of this study is on the historical development of the Indian "Asiatic Bazaar" of Pretoria and its inhabitants between 1885 and 1914. In chapter one a general background on the nature of the indentured system as it operated in the nineteenth century, and.....

CLAIRWOOD ·. A SURVEY OF A COMMUNITY

If one were to drive to Clairwood on a Saturday morning and simply observe the street scenes, one would form a spectrum of impressions. Some people are shopping, others are taking a walk, or talking to friends, family or neighbours....

HOUSING CONDITIONS IN CHATSWORTH

Housing the Indian population of Durban has been a difficult and a contentious problem for a very long time. The reasons have been partly political (racial segregation) and partly economic (low incomes).

THE PRESENT RESIDENTS OF CAT0 MANOR: GATHERED FRAGMENTS OF A DISPERSED COMMUNITY

Cato Manor is one of those places about which, and around about which, controversy has always appeared to rage.

THE INDIANS OF NATAL: RESISTANCE TO APARTHEID, 1971-1985

This thesis highlights the ebbs and flows of the Indian minority's struggles against the systematic and unjust segregation of mankind along racial lines. Their courage and principled resistance as well as their fears as a minority during the period of 1971 to 1985, are captured in this study.

UNEDUCATING SOUTH AFRICA: the failure to address the need for human capital - a 1910 - 1993 legacy.’

This paper analyses various data on the South African schooling system since 1910.

Art by pupils attending Natal Indian Schools from 1940 to 1965

Art by pupils attending Natal Indian Schools from 1940 to 1965

Contemporary black two-dimensional art in Natal

Aims to show how, during the period 1950 to 1980, two-dimensional fine art tradition in Natal followed a path that saw the art move from a largely ethnographic base to reflect and be a part of the change that was looming in society by the late 1970s.

Mary Stainbank, Modernism and the ‘Spirit of Africa’.

This research critically examines, from a post-colonial perspective, the representation of the indigenous personage by the Natal-born sculptor Mary Agnes Stainbank ( 1899-1996).

THE MAKING OF INDIAN IDENTITY IN DURBAN, 1914-1949

Degree: Ph. D. Degree Year: 1995 Institute: Indiana University The object of this study is to
examine the making of Indian identities in Durban between 1914 and 1949. There were
many significant changes in social and material conditions during this period and it is within

South African punk rock, new wave and alternative music, 1977 - 1989

This study documents the history and lyrics of a counter culture of South African
punk rock, new wave and alternative music from the late nineteen-seventies and
nineteen-eighties. While attempting to recover a lost history of this oppositional

Introduction to the history of music amongst Indian South Africans in Natal 1860- 1948 : towards a politico-cultural understanding

The study concerns itself expression of music and the meanings associated with it. Music forms, music personalities, and music functions are traced. Some explanations of the relationships between class structures, religious expression, political affiliation, and music are suggested.

An investigation into the factors exerting a subtractive influence on Telegu and its culture [Andhra Sabhas]

In this study, I investigate the sociolinguistic factors that exert a subtractive influence
on the Telugu language and Andhra culture. This study focuses on the
sociolinguistic features of the Telugu Community and Telugu speaking Hindus in

An investigation into cultural barriers in intercultural communication between Blacks and Indians at Durban Institute of Technology

This study investigates language varieties, non-verbal behaviour and language
attitudes as cultural barriers which inhibit successful communication between
Blacks and Indians at Durban Institute of Technology. The investigation reveals

The attitudes of the Hindu and Muslim Female University students towards the use and acceptance of the Indian traditional dress

The study is a report of the responses of certain groups of Indian university students towards the use and acceptance of their traditional dress. It is directly related to the impact of westernization on the current use of the Indian dress.

Exploring the foundations of an Islamic identity in a global context : a study of the nature and origins of Cape Muslim identity

This thesis primarily deals with the nature and origins of Cape Muslim identity.

The influence of household and family structure on children in the Chatsworth area with special reference to primary school learners (Thesis, 2010)

A study into the influence of household and family structure on children in the
Chatsworth area with special reference to primary school learners was undertaken. The
main objective of the study was to understand the prevailing household/family structure

Indentured Indian Immigration to Natal, 1860- 1870 with special reference to the Hindu Caste System and its implications

To the people of the West, the inhabitants of India are the least understood and the mosteasily misunderstood of all men.

Indentured Indian Migration : an historical investigation into the possible reasons for Indians emigrating from their places of origin (with particular reference to the United Provinces and the Madras Presidency) to the Colony of Natal.

an historical investigation into the possible reasons for Indians emigrating from their places of origin (with particular reference to the United Provinces and the Madras Presidency) to the Colony of Natal.

From indentureship to transnationalism : professional Indian women in Durban, Kwazulu-Natal (Thesis, 2008)

The aim of this study is twofold, namely, to provide an in-depth and
detailed exploration of the transnational migrations of a sample of
professional Indian1 women in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal; and, to
contextualize the changing identities of Indian women in South Africa,

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