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Gender Under Fire - interrogating War in South Africa, 1939-1945

Warfare in the twentieth century – with few exceptions as the century closed – provided a theatre for the consolidation of gender roles. The gender roles of "soldiers" and "mothers" in particular were remarkably uncontested during war years.

Letter from Jay to Phyllis Naidoo

Letter from Jay to Phyllis Naidoo

Letters from Jane to Phyllis Naidoo

Letters from Jane to Phyllis Naidoo

Letter to Mr Huna from Phyllis Naidoo

Letter to Mr Huna from Phyllis Naidoo

Letter from Glenn Moss to Phyllis Naidoo

Letter from Glenn Moss to Phyllis Naidoo

Letter from Girlie to Phyllis Naidoo

Letter from Girlie to Phyllis Naidoo

Letter from A G Narayadu to Phyllis Naidoo

Letter from A G Narayadu to Phyllis Naidoo

Letter from J & R Frisbie to Phyllis Naidoo

Letter from J & R Frisbie to Phyllis Naidoo

Witchcraft or Madness? The Amandiki of Zululand, 1894-19141

In late May 1999 Anglican Archdeacon, Ebenezer Ntlali, performed an exorcism to drive out evil
spirits from a hundred or so schoolgirls at St John's College, a church school with over a
thousand students in Umtata, of former Transkei region of South Africa. According to

The Voice of History? Archives, Ethics and Historians [Lunacy]

These documents and letters - which I have placed in chronological order, and taken excerpts from, but have not otherwise edited or changed in any way - can be found at the Pietermaritzburg Archives Repository.2 They comprise, in the main, correspondence between various officials from the offices

The Mad in their Midst: Accommodating Insanity in Natal, 1868-1920

In December 1916, James Mkize, a kholwa (Christian) peasant farmer and preacher submitted a deposition to the Resident Magistrate of Umzimkulu, southern Natal, South Africa, detailing at some length the reasons why he believed that his brother, Bennie, was insane and should be legally detained in

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

Researching and working with boys in Southern Africa in the context of HIV/AIDS – a radical approach

In many western countries, in recent years, boys have been much criticised for being antiintellectual, emotionally illiterate, uncommunicative, antisocial and delinquent – characteristics that have been identified as marking them out as different from girls. (see eg.

‘Without the luxury of time’: AIDS, Representation and the Birth of Rights-based AIDS Activism in the 1980s

On the August 4th 2003 Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) activists marched on the

first South African AIDS Conference. The singing and toyi-toying demonstrators

reached the court-yard next to the entrance to the conference’s venue, Durban’s

Letters of Esther and Phyllis Naidoo

Letters of Esther and Phyllis Naidoo

Letter from Eleanor to Phyllis Naidoo

Letter from Eleanor to Phyllis Naidoo

Letter from Elaine to Phyllis Naidoo

Letter from Elaine to Phyllis Naidoo

Meat dish

Carved from a light wood with a handle on the side and black pattern.

Letters of Phyllis Naidoo, Edi and Norman

Letters of Phyllis Naidoo, Edi and Norman

Letter to Dennis from Phyllis Naidoo

Letter to Dennis from Phyllis Naidoo

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