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Re-articulating history: historical play, nation, text
(University of the Western Cape, 2006)
This dissertation was divided into two parts. In the first part questions of representation and textuality in the discipline of history will be explored with the aim of positing the historical play as productive for the ...
The Group Areas Act and Port Elizabeth's heritage: a study of memorial recollection in the South End Museum
(University of the Western Cape, 2007)
The second half of the 1990's was marked by a significant reworking of memory and history in South Africa. WHilst the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) was involved in its hearings on amnesty applications and gross ...
The Impasse of Violence : writing necklacing into a history of liberation struggle in South Africa
(University of the Western Cape, 2010)
This thesis falls within the category of historical studies that is concerned with a difficult legacy of South Africa's liberation struggle, namely the practice of necklacing that accompanied it. My interest in the practice ...
The individual, auto/biography and history in South Africa
(University of the Western Cape, 2004)
This thesis is a contribution to the field of public history, which the author and others at the University of the Western Cape's History Department have over the last decade pioneered in defining and mapping out in South ...
Historical development of Islamic libraries internationally and in South Africa: A case study of the Islamic Library in Gatesville
(University of the Western Cape, 2003)
The purpose of this study was to examine the historical development of Islamic libraries internationally and in South Africa and to examine the Islamic Library in Gatesville as a case study to understand in which way ...
Memory and representation: Robben Island Museum 1997-1999
(University of the Western Cape, 2000)
The notion of what constitutes a nation has been a subject of many debates. The nation, like individual is the culmination of a long past of endeavours, sacrifice and devotion. The post aprtheid project of reconciliation ...
The sound of war: Apartheid, audibility, and resonance
(University of the Western Cape, 2018)
This study approaches the field of military history with approaches to the study of sound in order to interrogate the concept of war that underpins military historiography as a disciplinary formation. It delineates the ...
The unification process in the family of the Dutch Reformed Churches from 1975-1994: a critical evaluation
(University of the Western Cape, 1999)
Voortrekker Road palimpsest: A study in social, spatial and temporal flux in the city
(University of the Western Cape, 2020)
With its Afrikaner Nationalist past and its current status as an Afropolitan hub, Voortrekker Road simultaneously constitutes a place of separation and transgression, resulting in a quotidian tableau of urban life that ...