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Using the Past - Myth and History in Simon's Town

The fieldwork upon which this paper is based was carried out between 1970 and 1975 with the financial support of the University of Cape Town.....

Theories of Imperialism revisited in South Africa

The study of Europeans in Africa.......

The Union of South Africa and Imperial Defence, 1910-1914

The Union of South Africa's role in imperial defence is discussed primarily within the framework of her status as a self-governing member........

The Mythology of Apartheid: Historical Consciousness in a racially satisfied Society

I apologize for the personal form of this document. It was drafted as an application for a research fellowship. Since then, I have been too preoccupied with work on the Lamar-Thompson book on The Frontier in History........

The "Liberal" Historiography of South Africa - A response to its Marxist Critics

Paper presented to the Eighth Biennial Conferece of South Africa Historical Society in Durban -30 June  - 3 July 1981

The" Kindered Spirit" of Imperialism: South Africa and Anglo- American Relations - 1895 - 1902

This paper attempts to assess South Africa's role and its relative priority within the broad parameters of Anglo-American global relations at the turn of the century.

The English speaking dimension in South African Politics

Paper presented to the biennial conference of the South African Historical Society, held at the University of Durban-Westville July 1981.

The Creation of a Mass Movement: Strikes and Defiance , 1950 - 1952

The paper is a part of a large study of Black South African political history.......

The Collapse of Swazi Independence - "The Road to the Sea"

Swazi history is by no means an unstudied subject. Unfortunately, however,
practically all extant historical works....

Sources and Issues in the History of South Africa's small towns

There are few histories of South African towns and many of them are acts of religious, familial, racial piety

Strategies of Control and Evasion: African Urban History in South Africa c 1900-1950

The purpose of this paper is to examine some of the broader aspects of African urban history in the period c.1900-1950. Evidence is drawn from the history of three main centres....

Some Origins of the Ethiopian Movement in Southern Africa

this paper covers some aspects of Ethiopianism1and draws from a.....

Precolonial Societies of South Africa: Some Historiographical Observations

This paper began as a contribution to a session on precolonial....

Passive resistance among South Africans

It is clear from our discussion of the historiography of passive resistance among Indians in South Africa that a great deal of research awaits the scholar. The number of works on the …

Latin American Frontiers

In 1931 the American geographer Isaiah Bowman refetted to Latin America as a "continent of pioneer fringes". (l) Years later to-day his words are still true but nov hither to neglected regions have become a matter of....

Grensverhandinge in die Oranje Vrystaat: Die Lotgevalle van die Korana Gemeenskappe tot 1860
Early Farming Communities of Southern Africa: A population discovered

Tbis paper summarizes southern African Iron Age research of the past decade, during which period the distribution and chronology.......

Die Verskynsel van Blanke verarming in Suid- Afrika - 'n Historiese oorsig

Armoede is n verskyynsel wat eie aan die menslike......

Die Beoordeling van Duitse Kolonisasie in Suidwes Afrika: 'n Beskoning

Die stelling word gemaak dat Duitse kolonisasie van Suidwes- Afrika tot dusver nog nie in eie reg beoordeel is nie . Daar bestaan ~ oorwegend........

The statement is made that, up to now, German colonization of South West Africa has not been judged in its own right.......

Culture and Ideology in South Africa. A Historical survey

Although a lot of work has been done on the cultures of particular groups in South Africa, and the social structures and behavioural norms of these groups
are reasonably well written up, it seems particularly Important In the study of......

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