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A severed umbilicus : infanticide and the concealment of birth in Natal, 1860-1935.
This dissertation is an historical examination of the crimes of infanticide and the concealment of birth in Natal between 1860 and 1935, where more than thirty such cases were tried before the Supreme, Magistrate, and ...
The origins of the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879.
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A history of political violence in KwaShange, Vulindlela district and of its effects on the memories of survivors (1987-2008)
The political violence and vigilante activities that characterised Natal and Zululand between 1985 and 1996 had numerous causes. The formation of the United Democratic Front (UDF) in 1983 contributed to the rise of ...
The destruction and remarking of 'community' : a case study of the magazine barracks residents' relocation to Chatsworth.
The forced removals resulting from the implementation of the National Party Government’s Group Areas Act (1950) have had drastic implications for millions of South Africans across the country. Not surprisingly, there is a ...
Constraints on multiparty democracy in Zimbabwe: opposition politics and Zanu-PF (1980-2015).
This study is informed by Gramsci’s hegemony theory complemented by instrumentalism to analyse the constraints on multiparty democracy under the Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) government. Zimbabwe ...
Daily struggles : private print media, the state, and democratic governance in Zimbabwe in the case of the Africa Daily News (1956-1964) and the Daily News (1999-2003).
This thesis employs Jurgen Habermas’ theory of public sphere as an analytical tool to consider the role played by two popular private newspapers in the struggle for democracy in Zimbabwe, one case from colonial Rhodesia ...