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From mission school to Bantu education : a history of Adams College.
In 1835 the first American Board missionaries arrived in South Africa and a mission station was built at Amanzimtoti. Adams College, then known as Amanzimtoti Institute was established in 1853 by the American Board with ...
From "conscience politics" to the battlefields of political activism : the Liberal Party in Natal, 1953 to 1968.
This thesis examines the ways in which the Liberal Party - the Natal Division in particularattempted to become an effective political force in South Africa. The Party was fanned in May 1953 as a non-racial political ...
Society, economy and criminal activity in colonial Natal, 1860-1893.
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Mariannhill Mission and African education, 1882-1915.
In 1880 a group of 31 Trappist monks arrived in South Africa for the first time. Two years later they founded the now famous Mariannhill mission in the vicinity of Pinetown, west of Durban. The purpose of this thesis ...
Natal's "Native" education, 1917-1953 : education for segregation.
The Natal Education Department's "Native" education system which functioned from 1910 to 1953 has often been termed a good example of "liberal" education for Africans. However an investigation into the administrative ...
The levying of forced African labour and military service by the colonial state of Natal.
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Contexts, resistance crowds and mass mobilisation : a comparative analysis of anti-apartheid politics in Pietermaritzburg during the 1950s and the 1980s.
This thesis examines crowds and resistance politics in Pietermaritzburg, focusing particularly on the 1950s and the 1980s. These two decades were characterised by heightened anti-apartheid political activity in South Africa. ...
Henry Francis Fynn and the Fynn community in Natal, 1824-1988.
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Durban 1824-1910 : the formation of a settler elite and its role in the development of a colonial city.
The formation of a settler elite and its role in colonial Durban's urban development between 1854 and 1910 have been studied. In this instance of early colonial capitalism, local business leaders readily established an ...
The impact of the white settlers on the natural environment of Natal, 1845-1870.
As no other study of settler impact on the Natal environment exists for the early colonial period, this thesis is a pioneering work. It aims to document the changes white settlers made to the natural environment of Natal ...