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Taking up the white man's game : the rise and decline of African cricket in Durban, 1930-1960

Om die wit spel op te neem: die opkoms en agteruitgang van Swart krieket in Durban, 1930- 1960 Met die 2003-kriekettoetsreeks tussen Engeland en Suid-Afrika was Engelse kommentators Jonathan Agnew en Henry Blofeld opreg verbaas toe kopieë van André Odendaal se The Story of an African Game (2003)

Cultural Confrontation: Race, Politics and Cricket in South Africa in the 1970s and 1980s

This narrative of Yacoob Omar, one of South Africa's finest Black2 cricketers during the apartheid era, is more than a story about cricket.

CONSTRUCTIONS OF COMMUNITY AND IDENTITY AMONG INDIANS IN COLONIAL NATAL, 1860–1910: THE ROLE OF THE MUHARRAM FESTIVAL

This article is concerned with the historical construction of communities, cultures and identities in colonial Natal, in this case an Indian grouping that emerged from the heterogeneous collection of indentured workers imported between 1860 and 1911.

Mosques, Mawlanas and Muharram: Indian Islam in Colonial Natal, 1860-1910

This study examines the establishment of Islam in colonial Natal, attempting to fill a void in and correct the existing historiography.1 In comparison with other parts of Africa, the lack of a historiographical tradition on Islamic South Africa is conspicuous, but understandable given that tradit

Race or class? community and conflict amongst Indian municipal employees in Durban, 1914-1949

This article explores different facets of South African Indian identity between 1914 and 1949 by focusing on the Indian municipal workers resident in Magazine Barracks, Durban.

'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.

Uprooting, Re-rooting:Culture, Religion and Community among Indentured Muslim Migrants in Colonial Natal, 1860–1911

This article considers issues relating to religion and culture among Indian Muslims in Natal which imported 152 184 indentured workers from British India between 1860 and 191 1.

There is plenty of play left in South Africa's race game, race, cricket and nation in post-apartheid South Africa

This paper focuses on charges of match-fixing in April 2001 by Indian police against Hansie Cronje, cricket captain of South Africa, and the Commission of Inquiry that followed in order to probe the construction and persistence of race stereotypes in South Africa.

`WHAT DO THEY KNOW OF CRICKET WHO ONLY CRICKET KNOW?': Transformation in South African Cricket, 1990-2000

This article charts developments in cricket during the past decade to explore issues related to social transformation and redress in post-apartheid South Africa.

Indian Muslims in South Africa: continuity, change and disjuncture, 1860-2000

Islam is a minority religion in South Africa. According to the 1996 census there were 553,585 Muslims out of a total population of forty million. Indian Muslims make up one of the two largest sub-groups, the other being 'Malay' .

Indians, Islam and the meaning of South African citizenship - A question of identities

Durban's Indian Muslims are heirs to Islamic traditions and practices in India that became firmly established in South Africa. During the past decade they experienced rapid and dramatic changes.

Changing Islamic traditions and emerging identities in South Africa

The de-racialization of South African society in the midst of accelerating economic and cultural globalization has set in motion profound social, cultural and political changes that have confronted the existing notions of identity of most South Africans.

Letter from Hilda to Phyllis Naidoo dated 31st November 1987

Letter from Hilda to Phyllis Naidoo dated 31st November 1987

Letter from the PARLIAMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA to Mr. M.C. Moodliar dated 18th April 1983

Letter from the PARLIAMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA to Mr. M.C. Moodliar dated 18th April 1983

Letter from a friend in Harrow, England to Phyllis Naidoo

Letter from a friend in Harrow, England to Phyllis Naidoo

Letter from Glenn Moss to Phyllis Naidoo dated 24th May 1982

Letter from Glenn Moss to Phyllis Naidoo dated 24th May 1982

Letter from Gerd Honscheid to Phyllis Naidoo dated 02nd May 1983

Letter from Gerd Honscheid to Phyllis Naidoo dated 02nd May 1983

Letter from Dr D, Geraint James to Phyllis Naidoo dated 10th June 1982

Letter from Dr D, Geraint James to Phyllis Naidoo dated 10th June 1982

Letter from Georg Schafer to Phyllis Naidoo dated 9th May 1982

Letter from Georg Schafer in Germany to Phyllis Naidoo dated 9th May 1982

Letter from George to Phyllis Naidoo dated 25 July 1982

Letter from George in Germany to Phyllis Naidoo dated 25 July 1982

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