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Biography in and of an archive : the Shelagh Gastrow Collection and South Africa
(University of Western Cape, 2012)
This study is about the recent political history of South Africa. It examined the crucial period of late apartheid, through the political transition into democracy. The study was conducted through the lenses of Shelagh ...
David Cecil Oxford Matiwane and auto/biographic memory: political activism, social pragmatism and individual achievement in twentieth century South Africa
(University of the Western Cape, 2016)
The main theoretical and empirical interest of this study is the critical examination of the life of David Cecil Oxford (D.C.O.) Matiwane. In it, I critically examine the politics of representing Matiwane’s life and the ...
In the shadows of the archive: Investigating the Paarl March of November 22nd 1962
(University of the Western Cape, 2012)
This thesis is concerned with an uprising which occurred during the early morning hours of the 22nd of November 1962 in Paarl- a small agricultural town some 60 kilometres northeast of Cape Town. On this occasion a group ...