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South Africa: Reform Religion

Paul Younger

in New Homelands: Hindu Communities in Mauritius, Guyana, Trinidad, South Africa, Fiji, and East Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391640
eISBN:
9780199866649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391640.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

When the first Indian workers were introduced to the Natal coast of South Africa in 1860, inexperienced entrepreneurs were just learning how to grow sugarcane, and many workers were assigned to civic ... More


Charous and Ravans: A Story of Mutual Nonrecognition

Thomas Blom Hansen

in Melancholia of Freedom: Social Life in an Indian Township in South Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152950
eISBN:
9781400842612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152950.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter studies the theme of racism and fear of Africans among people of Indian origin. The relationship between indentured Indians and Zulu speakers in the province of Natal was tense and ... More


Variations upon a Theme: The Zulu Choir in London, 1892–93

Veit Erlmann

in Music, Modernity, and the Global Imagination: South Africa and the West

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195123678
eISBN:
9780199868797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195123678.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Between 1892 and 1893, in a parallel venture modeled on the African Choir, a group of singers from Natal toured England, billing themselves as the Zulu Choir. This chapter tells their story, ... More


South Africa

KEITH JEFFERY

in Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson: A Political Soldier

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199239672
eISBN:
9780191719493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239672.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

There was a history of tension between the British colonies along the coast of South Africa at the Cape and in Natal, as well as in the inland Dutch republics of the Transvaal and the Orange Free ... More


Exile into Bondage? Non‐White Migrants and Settlers

Marjory Harper and Stephen Constantine

in Migration and Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199250936
eISBN:
9780191594847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250936.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Much of the functioning of the imperial economy depended on the movement of ‘non‐white’ migrants, especially indentured labourers. Some were recruited in the Pacific islands for work in Queensland, ... More


Pageantry, Pioneers, Panics and Punitive Expeditions: The Pivotal Role of the Garrison in Creating a Colonial State, 1840s–1860s

Graham Dominy

in Last Outpost on the Zulu Frontiers: Fort Napier and the British Imperial Garrison

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040047
eISBN:
9780252098246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040047.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the role of the garrison in the British Empire's establishment of a colonial state in Natal during the period 1840s–1860s. It first explains how the garrison transformed ... More


Last Outpost on the Zulu Frontiers: Fort Napier and the British Imperial Garrison

Graham Dominy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040047
eISBN:
9780252098246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040047.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Small and isolated in the Colony of Natal, Fort Napier was long treated like a temporary outpost of the expanding British Empire. Yet British troops manned this South African garrison for over ... More


A study of blood donor motivation in South Africa

Richard M. Titmuss

in The Gift Relationship: From Human Blood to Social Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349570
eISBN:
9781447349587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349570.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter looks at a study of blood donor motivation in South Africa, which was commissioned by the Natal Blood Transfusion Service and carried out in Durban. Much of the fieldwork was done by six ... More


Establishing an Imperial Presence: Bayside Battles, Diplomacy, Women’s Revolts, and the Reluctant March on Maritzburg

Graham Dominy

in Last Outpost on the Zulu Frontiers: Fort Napier and the British Imperial Garrison

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040047
eISBN:
9780252098246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040047.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the circumstances under which British troops were initially deployed in Natal and the factors that led to the establishment of a permanent presence. To this end, the chapter ... More


The Fight Against Racialism

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi and his Critics

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195633634
eISBN:
9780199081332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195633634.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

Mahatma Gandhi stayed in South Africa from 1893 to 1914, during which he developed ideas and methods that would profoundly affect the history not only of India, but also of the world. However, ... More


Building a Fort: Plans, Impermanence, and Imperial Policies

Graham Dominy

in Last Outpost on the Zulu Frontiers: Fort Napier and the British Imperial Garrison

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040047
eISBN:
9780252098246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040047.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the construction of Fort Napier and the maintenance of the Natal garrison in Pietermaritzburg. The arrival of the garrison in Pietermaritzburg marked the beginning of the ... More


Ceremonies and Crises: The Garrison in the Established Colony, 1860s–1890s

Graham Dominy

in Last Outpost on the Zulu Frontiers: Fort Napier and the British Imperial Garrison

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040047
eISBN:
9780252098246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040047.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the themes of crisis and ceremony as the Colony of Natal matured and the garrison of Fort Napier faced greater threats, particularly from beyond its borders, during the period ... More


Re-engaging the Boers

Edward M. Spiers

in The Victorian Soldier in Africa

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061219
eISBN:
9781781700556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061219.003.0010
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter emphasizes on an unprecedented challenge posed by the South African War on the Victorian army. The war eventually involved the services of 448,435 British and colonial troops in a series ... More


Continuing migration to Natal, the Cape and the Transvaal

John M. MacKenzie and Nigel R. Dalziel

in The Scots in South Africa: Ethnicity, Identity, Gender and Race, 1772-1914

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076084
eISBN:
9781781702741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076084.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The mineral revolution and the ensuing boom stimulated a remarkable migration from Scotland. A sudden rise took place in 1889, and in the 1890s, South Africa was the most popular destination for ... More


Bushman's River Pass

John Laband

in Zulu Warriors: The Battle for the South African Frontier

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300180312
eISBN:
9780300206197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180312.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The uKhahlamba is a chain of mountains that divided the British Colony of Natal from Basutoland. This chapter narrates Major Anthony Dunford's expedition to the uKhahlamba with the aim of taking the ... More


South Africa: better ‘the Hottentot at the hustings’ than ‘the Hottentot in the wilds with his gun on his shoulder’

Julie Evans, Patricia Grimshaw, David Philips, and Shurlee Swain

in Equal Subjects, Unequal Rights: Indigenous People in British Settler Colonies, 1830-1910

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060038
eISBN:
9781781700334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060038.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on the expansion of the British Empire and early political developments in the British settler colonies in South Africa from the late 1830s to around 1870. The British took over ... More


South Africa: saving the White voters from being ‘utterly swamped’

Julie Evans, Patricia Grimshaw, David Philips, and Shurlee Swain

in Equal Subjects, Unequal Rights: Indigenous People in British Settler Colonies, 1830-1910

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060038
eISBN:
9781781700334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060038.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on the voting rights and political outcomes of the intensified appropriation of Indigenous lands by British settler colonists in South Africa from the 1870s to 1910. By the ... More


‘Mines come to bring poverty’: extractive industry in the life of the people in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Mark Butler

in Environmental Justice, Popular Struggle and Community Development

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447350835
eISBN:
9781447350880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350835.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Communities who happen to live where there is potential for big money to be made from mining the resources from under their feet, face a daunting set of challenges. Many people are saying ‘No’ to ... More


Learn More Zulu

Mark Sanders

in Learning Zulu: A Secret History of Language in South Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691167565
eISBN:
9781400881086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167565.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the ways that white appropriation gave Zulu its power and value relative to other African signifiers. It first provides an overview of the legacy of John William Colenso, who, ... More


Homecomings

Emily Margaretten

in Street Life under a Roof: Youth Homelessness in South Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039607
eISBN:
9780252097690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039607.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter turns to the townships and rural areas of KwaZulu-Natal in order to understand the home situations of the Point Place youth. Through the stories of the children's kinsfolk, the chapter ... More


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