Citations with the tag: SOUTH Africa -- History
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- Chronology of South African history.
Marrengane, Ntombi; Lenoir Jr., Gerald // Black Scholar; Summer94, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p40
Presents a chronology of events in South African history from Millennia B.C. to April 1994.
- Some thoughts on the relationship between the national archives and community archives.
Harris, Verne // S. A. Archives Journal; 1998, Vol. 40, p36
Presents a proposed model of the institutional landscape upon which the relationship of the South African National Archives and the community archives will be based on. Fundamental assumptions of the model; Approaches to establishing community archives; Strengths and weaknesses of the...
- An illusion of freedom: Documenting the past in the new millennium; introduction.
Pickover, Michele // S. A. Archives Journal; 1998, Vol. 40, p52
Introduces a workshop on the manner of documenting South African history in 2000 and beyond. Concerns on access to the past; Guest speakers; Future outlook of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission archives; Efforts to locate and access documents relating to gross human rights violations under...
- Military history.
Davey, Arthur // Quarterly Bulletin of the South African Library; Sep-Dec95, Vol. 50 Issue 1/2, p40
Focuses on articles featured in the periodical `Quarterly Bulletin of the South African Library,' relating to military history of South Africa. Anglo-Boer War; Accounts by acute contemporary witnesses.
Davey, Arthur // South Africa Country Review; 2011, p6
The article provides an overview of the history of South Africa including its indigenous people establishing social and economic structure, the establishment of European settlements, and the British gaining control of the Cape of Good Hope at the end of 18th century.
- Changing societies in South Africa during the 18th, 19th...
Plug, Ina // South African Journal of Ethnology; Sep96, Vol. 19 Issue 2/3, p95
Examines the factors behind the social, political, and economic upheavals in Southern Africa, during the 18th, 19th, and early 20th centuries. Impact of the slave trade in Portuguese East Africa, and British colonial expansion in South Africa; Examination of faunal remains from Late Iron Age sites.
- Spatial expressions in the kgosing of Molokwane.
Pistorius, J.C.C. // South African Journal of Ethnology; Dec96, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p143
Explains the social composition and ideological significance of Molokwane, the previous capital of the Modimosana Kwena, a Batswana domain in the North-West Province of South Africa. Spatial and ideological differences between Molokwane and other Batswana villages.
- New Nation, New History: The History Workshop in South Africa, 1977-1994.
Bonner, Philip // Journal of American History; Dec94, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p977
Focuses on the influence of the History Workshop on the study of history in South Africa and on popular understandings of the past. History of the organization; Intellectual influences; Social and political issues; Congresses.
- South African science in the years 1897-100n.
Plug, Cornelis // South African Journal of Science; Jan97, Vol. 93 Issue 1, p5
Relates the history of South African science spanning 1497-1897. Landing of the Vasco de Gama-led Portuguese expedition on the west coast of South Africa; Improvement on scientific knowledge about South Africa; Death of scientists Heinrich Claudius and Hendrik Oldenland; Book about South Africa...
- Settlement and servitude in Zululand, 1918-1948.
Lincoln, David // International Journal of African Historical Studies; 1995, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p49
Traces the settlement process in Northern Zululand between 1918 and 1948 from archival resources. Salient features of white settlement in Northern Zululand; Nhtambanana Settlement and Candover Estates as case studies; Direct state intervention in Zululand's incipient capitalist agricultural...
- Southern Africa in the Cold War.
Spence, J.E. // History Today; Feb99, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p43
Considers the interface between ideological and geopolitical factors in the struggle for supremacy in Souther Africa. Description of the southern African region after the end of World War II; Dominance of South Africa over the region; Attempts of the government to capitalize on its strategic...
- The need to rewrite South African history.
Ntloedibe, Llias.L // New African; Mar2001, Issue 394, p30
Recommends the rewriting of South African history if reconciliation is to succeed. Suggested formation of a committee to rid the history books of 'objectionable material'; Limitations of current history books.
- Shaka and the myths of paradise.
Wylie, Dan // English in Africa; May95, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p19
Examines the historiography of the Zulus in connection with Shaka, a key figure in southern African history. Effect on the writing habits of European writers in the portrayal of alien peoples; Historical image of Shaka; Zulu history as portrayed by priest and anthropologist A.T. Bryant; Use of...
- Historical background.
Wylie, Dan // South Africa Economic Studies; 2000, p129
Offers a glimpse at the history of South Africa that can be used as a means for executives to appreciate its role in shaping the area's current potential for strategic investments. Social development of the country; Key historical events; How the government structure evolved; Key events in the...
- The Status of the Dream.
Sparks, Allister // Wilson Quarterly; Spring99, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p66
Focuses on the reign of Nelson Mandela as president of South Africa. Inauguration in 1994; Challenges tackled by his government; Progress during his tenure.
- Documenting society: The problem of archival selection; introduction.
Harris, Verne // S. A. Archives Journal; 1998, Vol. 40, p39
Introduces a series of activities for the workshop on documenting South African society through archival selection as part of the national program dubbed `Refiguring the Archives.' Workshop theme; Background on the National Archives of South Africa; Process involved in archival appraisal;...
- Digital imaging projects in the south: Access for whom?
Pickover, Michele // S. A. Archives Journal; 1998, Vol. 40, p59
Discusses the efforts to represent history and civilization in digital form in South Africa. Implications of total digitization of archives on equality; Disadvantages and negative consequences of information technology; Scenarios and criticisms relating to access to digital information;...
- The role of the archivist in the collection and preservation of oral traditions.
Keakopa, Masegonyana // S. A. Archives Journal; 1998, Vol. 40, p87
Discusses the role of South African archivists in the collection and preservation of oral traditions. Inaccuracy of the information gathered by post-colonial archivists; Significance of oral traditions on society; Colonial interpretations of the African past; Responsibilities of archivists in...
- More than words on a tape: The problematic in converting orality to material custody[a].
Schneider, Bill // S. A. Archives Journal; 1998, Vol. 40, p94
Discusses the problems encountered by South African archivists in translating tape recorded oral history. Difference of oral accounts from the original context of historical stories; Interpretation of oral records; Illustration of how meaning is tied to contextual considerations and to one's...
Schneider, Bill // South Africa Country Review; 2001/2002, p10
Provides an overview of the history of South Africa. Origin of ethnic groups; Form of government; Relations with neighboring countries; Politics in the 20th century.
Schneider, Bill // South Africa Country Review; 2010, p6
The article offers information on the history of South Africa including the conviction of Nelson Mandela in 1964, the uprisings in black and colored townships in 1976 and 1985, and the country's first nonracial national and provincial elections held on April 26 to 29, 1994.
- Through Time: SOUTH AFRICA.
Schneider, Bill // Faces (07491387); Feb2002, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p10
Lists historical events in South Africa. Navigation of a Portuguese sailor in the Cape of Good Hope in the year 1488; Colonization of the Cape by the British group in 1806; Discovery of gold near Witwatersrand in 1886; Protest of Africans against the passport laws in 1960; Retirement of South...
- "To make the people of South Africa proud of their membership of the great British Empire": Home Reading Unions in South Africa, 1900-1914.
Dick, Archie L. // Libraries & Culture; Winter2005, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p1
This article examines the regulation of reading by two home reading unions operating in South Africa from 1900 to 1914. It challenges the view that reading is primarily regulated to sustain and support a particular economic order. The emphasis falls on cultural, gender, and political factors...
- Land of golden plenty.
Dick, Archie L. // Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing); Aug2005, Vol. 77 Issue 8, p74
This article presents information on the history of South Africa. Until the 1860s, Great Britain considered South Africa as something of an imperial backwater. The only value of the area was its strategic positioning, which they took advantage of and built a naval base situated around the cape....
- District 6 - an historic enigma.
Mastromatteo, V.E. // Lantern; Feb93, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p14
Discusses that history of District Six, one of the six separate districts of the Municipality of Cape Town in South Africa. Information on the residential areas of Cape Town; Problem in the Kanaldorp which lead to the decision to divide Cape Town into six separate districts; Factors that...
- Religious Pluralism in Post-Colonial Public Life.
Cochrane, James R. // Journal of Church & State; Summer2000, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p443
Discusses religious pluralism in public life in post-colonial South Africa. Establishment of organizations concerning religious, social and moral issues in the country; Explanations on the colonial legacy in the country; Increase in religious diversity and plurality; Details on African...
- On margin.
Cochrane, James R. // Finance Week; 12/17/99, p46
Focuses on developments in South Africa as of December 17, 1999. Includes payment of suspended officials of Transnet; Conversation of Tim Noakes and Nick Mallett; Redeployed politicians.
Saunders, Christopher // Quarterly Bulletin of the National Library of South Africa; Oct-Dec2012, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p1
An introduction to the journal is presented which discusses articles in the issue on topics including slavery and the Boer migration known as the Great Trek, the history of the South African National Library, and the origins of the the South African Native National Congress.
- Makanna and the decline of 19th century liberalism.
Lloyd, D.W. // Lantern; May92, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p26
Reviews the book `Makanna.'
- South African flavours.
Lloyd, D.W. // National Liquor News; Apr2005, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p24
The article reports on the celebration of Freedom Day in South Africa on April 27, 2005. The first democratic election was held in South Africa on this day in 1994, and the new constitution took effect on the same day in 1997. South Africa is described as one of the most diverse regions in the...
- Background Note: South Africa.
Lloyd, D.W. // Background Notes on Countries of the World: South Africa; Sep2005, p1
Presents information on the Republic of South Africa. Geography of the country; Nationality and population; Type of government; Economy; History; Foreign relations.
Lloyd, D.W. // Background Notes on Countries of the World: South Africa; Sep2005, p2
Presents information on the history of South Africa. Expansion of European settlements throughout the southern part of the Cape and east toward the Great Fish River in 1779; Information on the Great Trek, a movement of Afrikaner farmers; Factors that caused an influx of European immigration and...
Lloyd, D.W. // Background Notes on Countries of the World: South Africa; Jun2011, p3
The article presents the history of South Africa. The oldest surviving inhabitants of southern Africa are members of the Khoisan language groups. The Portuguese were the first Europeans to arrive in the Cape of Good Hope in 1488 but permanent white settlement only began in 1652 when the Dutch...
- Xauka, the confluence on which Montagu arose: Its early history.
Hromnik, Cyril A. // Quarterly Bulletin of the South African Library; Sep-Dec98, Vol. 53 Issue 1/2, p9
Reports on a South African village named after John Montagu, Colonial Secretary of Cape Town from 1843-53. Location of the village; References of historical literature to the village; Presence of the indigenous Quena people in the district.
Hromnik, Cyril A. // Background Notes on Countries of the World: South Africa; Oct2007, p2
The article presents historical information about South Africa. As recorded, the Khoisan are the oldest inhabitants of the land. The majority of settlers are from the Bantu and the Nguni language groups. Permanent settlement of the whites began in 1652. The British acquired control of the Cape...
- The Peace of Vereeniging.
Cavendish, Richard // History Today; May2002, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p65
Reports on the meeting between the delegates of Great Britain and two Afrikaner republics of Transvaal and the Orange Free State on May 31, 1902 to talk about peace, leading to the end of the conflict between the republics and Great Britain. Factor that led to the peace meeting; Part of the...
- THE LIFE AND TIMES OF ISAAC WILLIAM WAUCHOPE (1852-1917).
Nyamende, Abner // Quarterly Bulletin of the National Library of South Africa; Jan-Jun2011, Vol. 65 Issue 1/2, p4
A biography of South African writer and Free Church of Scotland minister Isaac William Wauchope is presented. It examines his ancestry, his childhood in Doorn Hoek, South Africa, and his education at South Africa's Lovedale mission station. His trial and imprisonment for allegedly falsifying a...
- NOTES AND NEWS.
Nyamende, Abner // Quarterly Bulletin of the National Library of South Africa; Jul-Sep2012, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p2
The article presents several announcements related to the history of Cape Town, South Africa, on topics including the release of the websites "Towards a New Age of Partnership" (TANAP) and "The First Fifty Years of the (Colonial Settlement at the Cape, 1653 to 1702".
Nyamende, Abner // Background Notes on Countries of the World: South Africa; Jun2005, p2
Provides an overview of the history of South Africa as of June 2005. Arrival of the Khoisan language groups in the region; Social and political effects of white settlement on the groups already settled in the Cape of Good Hope in 1488; Creation of the independent Boer Republics of the Transvaal...
Nyamende, Abner // Background Notes on Countries of the World: South Africa; 1/30/2012, p4
The article presents information on the history of South Africa. Members of the Khoisan language groups are considered the oldest surviving inhabitants of the country. Though the Portuguese were the first Europeans to reach the Cape of Good Hope in 1488, permanent white settlement only started...
Nyamende, Abner // Finance Week; 10/1/99, p7
Presents news briefs relating to political, social and economic conditions in South Africa as of October 1, 1999. Includes the higher prices of gold; Complaints about the visit by Defense Minister Mosiuoa Lekota and army officers to the editor of Bloemfontein's `Die Volksblad' newspaper; Number...
Nyamende, Abner // Finance Week; 05/18/2001, p6
Reports on various economic developments and news in South Africa, compiled as of May 18, 2001. Steady economic growth; Political-economy factors affecting business thinking; Neutralization of economic progress due to unemployment, poverty and incidence of HIV/AIDS; Gold prices; Demand for...
Nyamende, Abner // Finance Week; 9/21/2001, p41
Reports on notable developments in South Africa, as of September 21, 2001. Striking unions' demand for higher wages; Public opinion on the government's AIDS policy; Consolidation in the microlending industry.
- THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR AND THE HISTORIANS.
Porter, Andrew // African Affairs; Oct2000, Vol. 99 Issue 397, p633
Examines historians' perceptions of the significance of the South African War between 1899-1902. Comments of H.W. Wilson on the catastrophe that happened during the South African War; History of political activity and historiographical tradition which reflects the fundamental contribution made...
- South Africa: Country Conditions: Background.
Porter, Andrew // Political Risk Yearbook: South Africa Country Report; 2003, p59
Presents a historical background of South Africa. Description of the country's geographical characteristics; Assessment of social conditions; Divisions between ethnic and racial groups in the country.
- After apartheid, a fresh look at history.
Singer, Rena // Christian Science Monitor; 6/6/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 134, p9
Focuses on museums in South Africa which are redesigning exhibits relating to apartheid and racism. View that replacement exhibits give an uncensored look at South African history; Opinions of white South Africans on the exhibits; View that apartheid must be acknowledged as part of South...
Singer, Rena // Background Notes on Countries of the World: South Africa; Mar2005, p3
Provides information on the history of South Africa. Settlement of the Europeans in the region; Reason behind the northern migration of African farmers; Goals of the African National Congress.
Singer, Rena // Background Notes on Countries of the World: South Africa; Nov2005, p2
Discusses the history of South Africa. Inhabitation of the country; Arrival of the Portuguese in the country; Establishment of the South Africa Native National Congress in 1912.
Singer, Rena // Background Notes on Countries of the World: South Africa; Oct2006, p2
The article traces the history of South Africa. For thousands of years, different people have inhabited South Africa. The Portuguese were the first Europeans to reach the Cape of Good Hope, arriving in 1488, followed by European settlements. A brief summary of the country political history is...
- Background Note: South Africa.
Singer, Rena // Background Notes on Countries of the World: South Africa; Mar2007, p1
The article provides information on South Africa, including its geography, people, government and economy. Several major racial categories into which South Africans are divided include Africans or blacks, whites, coloreds and Asians. An overview of the history of the country is presented. Its...