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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 history of History in South African secondary schools, 1994-2006
(University of the Western Cape, 2008)
This MA thesis investigates the decision to marginalize History in C2005 at a time when there were expectations of the importance of the discipline in a democratic South Africa. It argues that the marginalization of 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 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 ...
Rundu, Kavango: a case study of forced relocation in Namibia, 1954 to 1972
(University of the Western Cape, 2005)
This research dealt with the following cases of relocation that occurred in Rundu, namely: Nkondo village in the 1950s, forced removal to karapamwe Black Township in 1968, and the relocation of Sarusungu and Bangarangandja ...
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 ...