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The experiences of marriage and family by Indian migrants under indenture in colonial Natal.

This thesis attempts to examine the social institutions of marriage and family as experienced by Indian migrants under indenture in colonial Natal.

The Family Relationship in Islam

To Muslims, Islam is the code of life which God has revealed for the guidance of mankind. In Islam there is complete coordination of the spiritual and material aspects of human life.

The fools on the hill : the Natal government asylum and the institutionalisation of insanity in colonial Natal

Representing one aspect of my wider research into changing perceptions and practices of mental illness and mental health in the period c.1850-1950 in the region that today is KwaZulu-Natal, this paper focuses on the colonial identification and institutionalisation of those deemed insane between t

The formative value of drama presentations on selected student teachers

The purpose of this dissertation is to investigate the perceptions of the students with regard to their participation in this component of their training. To examine some of the findings in terms of selected aspects of educational drama/theatre and teacher behaviour.

The Free South African Movement

As part of the national celebrations to mark the decade of freedom, the Documentation Centre and the Campbell Collections of the University of KwaZulu-Natal will jointly host a conference of the International Anti-Apartheid Movement over three days in Durban from 10 - 13 October, 2004.  The confe

THE FREEDOM CHARTER - Phyllis collection

THE FREEDOM CHARTER - Phyllis collection

The Freedom Charter formed the basis of the charge when in December 1956, 156 leaders of the Congress Alliance were arrested & charged with high treason.

In 1956, their question was answered when 156 Congress leaders were arrested and put on trial for high treason. The swoop came in the early ...

The Freedom Charter, 1955

The Freedom Charter is a unique document in that for the first time ever, the people were actively involved in formulating their own vision of an alternative society. The existing order of State oppression and


The sociology of intellectuals, long focused on the metropole, needs to move to a world scale. Study of global connections in the intellectual labour process is the most promising way.

The Glory of Indian Womanhood

FROM time immemorial Sita, Savitri, Damayanti, Nalayani, Anasuya, and Draupadi have been regarded as sacred ~deals of Indian Womanhood as they are sublime and exemplary- characters who have exalted womanhood to the height of divine perfection.....

The Government Indian School at Newtown, Johannesburg
The Grass Hut - Clairwood

The Grass Hut

The Great Crisis Ahead

LET us remember what promises brought the Nationalist Party to power.

The Hindu heritage in South Africa

The end of the first hundred years of !he history of the Hindus in South Africa marks the beginnings of a greater awareness among them of the glorious cultural and religious heritage which belongs to them.

The Hindu Tamil Institute Building, the Centre of Tamil activities of Durban

The Hindu Tamil Institute

The Hindus of South Africa

The Hindus constitute the largest religious group of the Indian population of South Africa, being a little over sixty per cent The other forty per cent. is made up of Moslems, Christians and Buddhists. The Hindus fall into two major sections and divide into four linguistic groups.


It is found that the history of South African Indian theatre is a gold-mine of raw material which fits neatly within the broader context of how theatre generally developed in the country. The overriding commonality invariably is the part played by politics.

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.....

The History of the Indian market gardeners of Cliffdale (1977 – 1987)

This study will be examining the circumstances surrounding the founding of Cliffdale, and the tracing of the community up to the present. Particular attention will be paid to market gardening.

The history of the Indians in Natal 1957

THE Indian problem in Natal is in one sense a small matter; it concerns about a quarter of a million persons set in a Jarge and under-populated country.1 But it has become so entwined with racial prejudices, so interwoven with international considerations, so much the centre of complicated interl


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