INDIANS

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“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.

Inside South Africa

A monthly letter about events in South Africa.

Theoria: a journal of studies in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences No.15 1960
The Natal Indian Congress
Chapter one: Black organisations - Political groups
Chapter seven: Government-created platforms - SA Indian Council
Chapter two: Welfare
Chapter seven: Education for Blacks (Primary and Secondary)
Chapter three: Government created political bodies - South African Indian Council

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