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Binnelandse reise (Interior journeys): Photographs from the Carnegie Commission of Investigation into the Poor White Problem (1929/1932)

In September 1929 eighty-seven year old Hendrik Goosen of the farm Soebatsfontein near Garies, Namaqualand, received a visitor. She was attending carefully to her surroundings and inquisitive about family history.

An examination of the "dual" nature of the identity of South African Indians and the response of the community to the partition of India in 1947.

On 23 March 194 7 the Progressive Muslim Association convened a meeting in Durban to commemorate the seventh anniversary of Pakistan Day. The speakers at the meeting commented on the communal strife in India at the time and articulated the views of the Muslim community in South Africa.

Students' Views on Contemporary Perceptions of Zulu History

In contemporary south Africa the question of the role of the Zulu is the subject of tremendous interest and controversy internationally and nationally. This interest is reflected in a large number of academic works, many of which have the Zulu organization, Inkatha, as their theme.....

A historical sketch on Ubuntu

The thesis is that our identity is partly shaped by recognition or its absence, often by the misrecognition of others, and so a person or group of people can suffer real damage, real distortion, if the people or society around them mirror back to them a

RACE RELATIONS AND THE PRESS IN THE NATAL COLONY : THE POST ANGLO-ZULU WAR PERIOD

RACE RELATIONS AND THE PRESS IN THE NATAL COLONY : THE POST ANGLO-ZULU WAR PERIOD

in partial fulfilment of a History Honours degree

THE GLOBAL CONNECTIONS OF INTELLECTUAL WORKERS: AN AUSTRALIAN STUDY

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 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

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