INDIANS

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EMERGING SOCIAL PROBLEMS AMONG THE INDIAN PEOPLE OF SOUTH AFRICA

The Indian community, at this time, is going through a period of rapid social change. While social change is inevitable in a dynamic society, it does not necessarily result in social progress.

Attitudes of South African Indians towards Westernization and its Effects on their Family Life

When a group of people emigrate to a new country with a strong cultural environment, one of several possible affects may occur. There could be a deliberate striving to retain the cultural traits inherited from the homelands.

Attitudes of South African Indians towards Disciplining in the Child-Rearing Process

Discipline as a integral part of the child-rearing process has been neglected in South African social science literature, but its significance as an aspect of the socialization process cannot be ignored.

CASTE IN A NATAL HINDU COMMUNITY

In her recent book, Hilda Kuper analyzed the transformation and the gradual disappearance of caste among South African Hindus.

Yusuf Dadoo: Transnational Politics, South African Belonging

Although people of Indian origin have been present in South Africa since 1860, they are still objects of suspicion in the ‘New’ South Africa. In many quarters, they are accused of exploiting Africans and, in the past, collaborating with apartheid.

History of the Veeraboga Emperumal Temple 1916-1991

History of the Veeraboga Emperumal Temple 1916-1991

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 South Coast Road Trading Area

During 1980, the Clairwood and District Residents' and Ratepayers' Association approached the Institute for Social and Economic Research with a view to undertaking an independent survey of the Clairwood residential area. Clairwood has been settled by Indians for close on a hundred years.

“Gagged and trussed rather securely by the law”: The 1952 Defiance Campaign in Natal

For almost half a century after the establishment of the Union of South Africa in 1910, Black1 South Africans responded to the segregationist policies of successive white minority governments principally through non-violent techniques of resistance, such as boycotts, civil disobedience, mass demo

Indenture and Indianness in South Africa, 1860–1913

Beginning in the mid-19th century, about 1.3 million Indian contract labourers were exported to Mauritius, Jamaica, British Guiana, Trinidad, St Lucia, Granada and Natal to satisfy the demand for labour that was both cheap and docile (Meer 1980: 3).

Identity and Belonging in Post-Apartheid South Africa: The Case of Indian South Africans

This paper examines Indian identities in the post-apartheid period, focusing in particular on the vexed issues of identity and belonging.

Gender, modernity & Indian delights: the women's cultural group of Durban, 1954-2010

For decades, South Africans aspiring to make the perfect biryani have turned to Indian Delights, the best selling cookbook produced by Zuleikha Mayat and the Women's Cultural Group.

Caste, Class and Identities among Surtee Muslims in KwaZulu Natal (South Africa), c. 1880-2009

This essay explores the variety of subject positions of Gujarati-speaking Muslim migrants from Surat, India, from the time of their arrival in South Africa in the late 1870s to the contemporary period.

'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.

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.

INDIANS AND THE WHITE MAN'S WAR, 1899-1902

Until recently there was a virtual exclusion of Black peoples from histories of the South African War of 1899-1902. The traditional historiography has
focused primarily on the actions and sufferings of the white protagonists, both Boer and British.....

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.

The Lobito Bay Indians

In April 1907 some 2 208 ex-indentured Indians left Durban for Lobito Bay in Angola. The object of their attraction was the Benguela Railway, work on which had begun in 1903.

Report of the Commission of Enquiry in to the Riots in Durban

The terms of reference of Your Excellency's Commission were : ""
To enquire into and report upon the events which led to and the causes
of the recent riots in which Natives and Indians in Durban and vicinity were

INDIAN OPINION 1950-1961

Indian Opinion, a weekly newspaper, was first established and produced by Mohandas Gandhi ("Mahatma"), M.H. Nazar and Madanjit Viyavaharik in 1903 in the Natal Province. The newspaper focused on Indian rights, poor living conditions of indentured labourers and racial discrimination.

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