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Theorising women: the intellectual contributions of Charlotte Maxeke to the struggle for liberation in South Africa
(University of the Western Cape, 2012)
The study outlines five areas of intervention in the development of women studies and politics on the continent. Firstly, it examines the problematic construction and the inclusion of women in the narratives of the liberation ...
Lowering the gaze: Representations of Muslim women in South African society in the 1990's
(University of the Western Cape, 2004)
Muslim women’s lack of access to mosque space has left them with few opportunities to direct or influence the interpretation of the theological texts. The mosque is an almost strictly gendered space that is seen as a key ...
Social and political history of Wollo Province in Ethiopia: 1769-1916
(University of the Western Cape, 2020)
Wollo, formerly referred to as ―Bete Amhara,‖ refers to a region of Amharic-speaking Christians. It was one of the oldest provinces of Ethiopia; located in the north-eastern part of Ethiopia at the cross- roads of the Red ...
The 1945 General Strike in Northern Nigeria and its Role in Anti-Colonial Nationalism
(University of the Western Cape, 2014)
This thesis follows the course of the Nigerian general strike of 1945 in the Northern provinces, a previously under-researched region. It examines some of the many ways in which the strike has been understood in the academy, ...