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Night writing: The textual ideation of Andrew Jeptha
(University of the Western Cape, 2015)
The publication A South African Boxer in Britain contains the unique aesthetic of the Cape Town born boxer Andrew Jeptha, the first black fighter to win a British welterweight title in 1907. The booklet was published in ...
Street trading in the central business district of Cape Town 1864- 2012: a study of state policies
(University of the Western Cape, 2014)
This thesis seeks to examine the making of official policies on street trading in Cape Town’s city centre and the impact of such policies. It covers an extensive period from colonial times to the Union era and from apartheid ...
Being / becoming the "Cape Town flower sellers" The botanical complex, flower selling and floricultures in Cape Town
(University of the Western Cape, 2010)
This mini-thesis is concerned with histories of flower selling in Cape Town. Since the late 19th century, images and imaginings of the flower sellers in Adderley Street and to a lesser degree in other areas of the city ...
Madeirans in Cape Town: Immigration documentation, marriage and settlement, 1900s to the 1970s
(University of the Western Cape, 2019)
This thesis traces the immigration of Madeirans to Cape Town and their settlement from the 1900s to the 1970s. It focuses on how exclusionary legislation from 1902 affected Madeiran entry, how they managed to circumvent ...
West Africans in Cape Town: Immigration and struggles over documentation, 1994-2016
(University of the Western Cape, 2016)
International migration has been a growing phenomenon in the West African community from the late 1960s as the colonial period came to an end and most West African countries gained their independence. During this period ...