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Anachronism and the rewriting of history: the South Africa case
The use and abuse of anachronism is often seen as the quintessence of the writing of history. Historians tend to conceive it as the hardcore of their métier to avoid anachronism. It designates a confusion in order of time, ...
Cousins no more? The 1948 crisis in ties between the Netherlands and Afrikaner nationalists
(School for Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2017)
Despite historic Dutch-Afrikaner links, the Netherlands became a leading critic of South Africa’s National Party (NP) government. Many scholars agree that while differences on involvement in World War II hurt ties, the ...