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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 ...
    • Contemporary relevance – a category of historical science and of the didactics of history and its consequences in teacher training 

      Erdmann, Elisabeth (The South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT) under the auspices of the School of Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2017)
      Contemporary relevance as a category of the didactics of history teaching includes not only historical facts which might be deemed the causes of present-day problems and circumstances but also those which, on the grounds ...
    • 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 ...
    • First-year History Education students’ personal narratives of the history of South Africa 

      Wassermann, Johan (AOSIS, 2018)
      This article is based on a free writing exercise given to 31 first-year History Education students in which they were, asked to write ‘The history of South Africa according to me’. Using narrative enquiry, the stories of ...
    • The founding of the Marloth Nature Reserve: a historic example of collaborative conservation 

      Bredenkamp, Izette (School for Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2017)
      During the 1970s collaborative conservation between management bodies and citizens became a field of academic interest. It is globally practised today and implies consensus-based decision-making, often with a special ...
    • Gender in national history narratives in social studies textbooks for Ghana 

      Sefa-Nyarko, Clement; Afram, Alexander (The South African Society for History Teaching (SASHT) under the auspices of the School of Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2019)
      The Ghanaian society is highly patriarchal and one of the immediate outcomes is that assignment of roles and responsibilities are typically based on gender lines. This paper is about gender representation in social studies ...