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    • Black workers, typhoid fever and the construction of the Berg River – Saldanha military water pipeline, 1942 – 1943 

      Visser, G E; Monama, F L (2008)
      War creates a huge need for labour to support the war efforts of the belligerent parties. In South Africa tens of thousands of ‘non-white’ workers were mobilised during the Second World War to satisfy the Union Defence ...
    • Bloemfontein (1848-2015), mapping eight moments in time: Measuring and appreciating that which is nearest 

      Auret, Hendrik (School for Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2016)
      Maps represent more than physical reality. More significantly, they beckon that which is nearest; the life-care-place totality in which lived space is best understood as place, and lived time is best understood as care. ...
    • Conceptualising historical literacy – a review of the literature. 

      Maposa, Marshall T; Wassermann, Johan (The South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT) under the auspices of the School of Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2009)
      In a context of a continually widening range of disciplines and subjects available for learners to specialize in, it becomes increasingly critical for the value of particular subjects to be examined. Thus, while debates ...
    • The contested nature of heritage in Grade 10 South African history textbooks: A case study. 

      Fru, Nkwenti; Wassermann, Johan; Maposa, Marshall (The South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT) under the auspices of the School of Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2013)
      Using the interpretivist paradigm and approached from a qualitative perspective, this case study produced data on three purposively selected contemporary South African history textbooks with regards to their representation ...
    • The development of Afrocentricity: A historical survey 

      Chawane, Midas (The South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT) under the auspices of the School of Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2016)
      The origin of the Afrocentric philosophy cannot be established with certainty. The most influential book advocating it was published in 1954. Marcus Garvey was one of the most influential propagators of the ideology. ...
    • Disaster risk reduction in the Omusati and Oshana regions of Namibia 

      Amadhila, Elina; Shaamhula, Loide; Van Rooy, Gert; Siyambango, Nguza (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2013)
      Namibia often experiences heavy rains in the north and north-eastern parts of the country, which results in severe flooding. For this reason, the country has endorsed the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) which seeks to ...
    • History curriculum, nation-building and the promotion of common values in Africa: a comparative analysis of Zimbabwe and South Africa. 

      Ndlovu, Morgan (The South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT) under the auspices of the School of Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2009)
      A challenge for Africa is how to derive common values from the values of diverse communities. The challenge becomes even more difficult in the face of notions such as autonomy, multiculturalism and respect for difference which ...
    • History education at the crossroads: challenges and prospects in a Lesotho context 

      Fru, Raymond Nkwenti (The South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT) under the auspices of the School of Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2015)
      The status of History education within a Social Science education framework of the Lesotho educational system is a cause for concern. In an attempt to foster the development goals of the Kingdom of Lesotho, education and ...
    • History, historians and the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission. 

      Verbuyst, Rafael (School for Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2013)
      Whether or not the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) intended to write history, it certainly engaged with the past while historians were virtually absent. This article therefore sets out to take ...
    • The intersection of archaeology, oral tradition and history in the South African interior. 

      Boeyens, J C A (School for Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2012)
      The historical entanglement of indigenous and colonial societies in South Africa created not only multiple points of social and cultural interaction, but also a repository of interconnected material, oral and documentary ...