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Editorial comment: tribute to prof. Pieter de Klerk
(North-West University, 2011)
A first generation African community grappling with urbanisation: the views of Platfontein’s San on water and sanitation service delivery
Since their relocation in 2004 to Platfontein near Kimberley in South Africa’s Northern Cape Province, members of the !Xun and Khwe San, originally from the northern parts of Namibia and southern Angola, became a first ...
Water and the human culture of appropriation: the Vaal River up to 1956
There is discernable evidence of the human presence having historically appropriated the 1300 kilometer long Vaal River of South Africa as it extends itself from the Drakensberg Plateau into the arid Karoo region. This ...
Recent trends in South African water historiography
The discipline of water history is relatively young but since the 1990s there has been growing interest in the field. In this article an exposition is provided on the origins of the discipline of water history as a ...