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'Remember Cassinga?' an exhibition of photographs and histories 4633 279 0 0 4912
Political Accidents in Zimbabwe 3098 735 0 0 3833
Ingxoxo enkulu ngoNongqawuse (a great debate about Nongqawuse's era) 2870 241 0 0 3111
Memories of a political prisoner on Robben Island, 1987-1991 2981 74 0 0 3055
The emergence and trajectories of struggles for an 'African university': The case of unfinished business of African epistemic decolonisation 2312 391 0 150 2853
Road to Ghana: Nkrumah, Southern Africa and the eclipse of a decolonizing Africa 2177 226 0 32 2435
The South Africa-Angola talks, 1976-1984: A little-known Cold War thread 2203 135 0 17 2355
Passages of ink: Decoding the Natal indentured records into the Digital Age 1953 47 0 68 2068
'Guns don't colonise people ...': the role and use of firearms in pre-colonial and colonial Africa 952 1069 0 31 2052
Cape slaves in the paper empire of the VOC 720 1277 0 40 2037
Alfred Martin Duggan-Cronin's photographs for the Bantu tribes of South Africa (1928-1954): the construction of an ambiguous idyll 1388 506 0 27 1921
Racial irredentism, ethnogenesis, and white supremacy in high-apartheid South Africa 1492 218 0 69 1779
Arteries of empire: on the geographical imagination of South Africa's railway war, 1914/1915 811 780 0 14 1605
The Book of Life: The South African population register and the invention of racial descent, 1950-1980 1263 271 0 55 1589
An ageing anachronism: D.F. Malan as prime minister, 1948-1954 1097 303 0 124 1524
A flying Springbok of wartime British skies: A.G. 'Sailor' Malan 1259 136 0 30 1425
Picturing the beloved country: Margaret Bourke-White, Life Magazine, and South Africa, 1949-1950 1090 233 0 22 1345
Imagining National Unity: South African propaganda efforts during the Second World War 1091 225 0 23 1339
Jessica Krug , Fugitive Modernities: Kisama and the Politics of Freedom 1031 206 0 0 1237
'Streams of blood and streams of money': new perspectives on the annihilation of the Herero and Nama peoples of Namibia, 1904-1908 762 466 0 0 1228
'Undesirable inhabitant of the union ... supplying liquor to natives': D. F. Malan and the deportation of South Africa's British and Irish lumpen proletarians 1924-1933 1023 98 0 42 1163
A Memory of Concrete: Politics of Representation and Silence in the Agostinho Neto Memorial 810 210 0 95 1115
A native of nowhere: The life of South African journalist Nat Nakasa, 1937-1965 909 188 0 17 1114
Bureaucratically Missing: Capital Punishment, Exhumations, and the Afterlives of State Documents and Photographs 672 387 0 0 1059
Socwatsha kaPhaphu, James Stuart, and their conversations on the past, 1897-1922 467 427 0 151 1045
Contesting names and statues: battles over the Louis Trichardt/Makhado 'city-text' in Limpopo Province, South Africa 780 188 0 33 1001
Paper trail: Chasing the Chinese in the Cape (1904-1933) 847 76 0 18 941
Muslim memories of the liberation war in Cabo Delgado 566 107 0 251 924
Making migrants 'il-legible': The policies and practices of documentation in post-apartheid South Africa 747 136 0 19 902
The Berlin Mission Society and German linguistic roots of volkekunde: The background, training and Hamburg writings of Werner Eiselen, 1899-1924 657 212 0 23 892
Monumental Relations: Connecting Memorials and Conversations in Rural and Urban Malanje, Angola 549 112 0 230 891
Mbailundu Remembered: Colonial Traces in Post-Civil War Angola 659 118 0 102 879
Visualizing The Realm of a Rain-Queen: The production and circulation of Eileen and Jack Krige's Lobedu fieldwork photographs from the 1930s 555 303 0 19 877
Thinking with birds: Mary Elizabeth Barber's advocacy for gender equality in ornithology 513 250 0 112 875
Political rhetoric in the transition to Mozambican independence: Samora Machel in Beira, June 1975 436 407 0 26 869
The missing are not dead yet: Efraim Kamati Kapolo and the Impossibility of Disappearing Without a Trace 696 170 0 0 866
Photographic portraiture, neighbourhood activism and apartheid's industrial legacy: reflections on the Breathing Spaces exhibition 778 62 0 22 862
'Not unlike mermaids': A report about the human and natural history of Southeast Africa from 1690 755 67 0 19 841
The political sublime. reading Kok Nam, Mozambican photographer (1939-2012) 667 133 0 27 827
The Future of the Witness: Nature, Race and More-than-Human Environmental Publics 606 216 0 0 822
Introduction to special issue: Documentary photography in South Africa 693 122 0 0 815
An early modern entrepreneur: hendrik oostwald eksteen and the creation of wealth in dutch colonial cape town, 1702-1741 679 111 0 22 812
Reading visual representations of 'Ndabeni' in the public realms 564 173 0 40 777
A prose of ambivalence: liberation struggle discourse on necklacing 317 414 0 34 765
Marriage, Science, and Secret Intelligence in the life of Rudyerd Boulton (1901-1983): An American in Africa 430 259 0 62 751
Middle Passage: In the Absence of Detail, Presenting and Representing a Historical Void 487 253 0 0 740
Wounding apertures: violence, affect and photography during and after apartheid 617 103 0 17 737
False fathers and false sons: Immigration officials in Cape Town, documents and verifying minor sons from India in the first half of the Twentieth Century 651 60 0 18 729
Colonial lunatic asylum archives: challenges to historiography 644 81 0 0 725
When was South African history ever postcolonial? 656 65 0 0 721
Portraits, publics and politics: Gisele Wulfsohn's photographs of HIV/AIDS, 1987-2007 583 119 0 15 717
Constructing a history of independent Mozambique, 1974-1982: a study in photography 527 150 0 25 702
'If our cattle die, we eat them but these white people bury and burn them!' African livestock regimes, veterinary knowledge and the emergence of a colonial order in Southern Rhodesia, c. 1860-1902 554 116 0 29 699
Lounge photography and the politics of township interiors: the representation of the black South African home in the Ngilima photographic collection, East Rand, 1950s 464 201 0 19 684
'Can we name ourselves Savimbi?': Crevice Moments and Spaces of National Reimagination in the Angolan Scouts 470 94 0 103 667
Forging the frontiers: Travellers and documents on the South Africa-Mozambique border, 1890s-1940s 551 82 0 31 664
Missing and Missed: Rehumanisation, the Nation and Missing-ness 505 159 0 0 664
Family law and 'the great moral public interests' in Victorian Cape Town, c.1850-1902 476 154 0 29 659
Getting the dead to tell me what happened: Justice, Prosopopoeia, and Forensic Afterlives 553 105 0 0 658
Where did you cry? Crafting Categories, Narratives, and Affect through Exhibit Design 512 139 0 0 651
Life choices and South African biography 307 339 0 0 646
Living in exile: Daily life and international relations at SWAPO's Kongwa Camp 379 242 0 23 644
Rationalizing Gukurahundi: Cold War and South African Foreign Relations with Zimbabwe, 1981-1983 495 117 0 27 639
Uncertain borders: the TRC and the (un)making of public myths 554 80 0 0 634
Designing knowledge in postcolonial Africa: A South African abroad 443 137 0 48 628
Decolonization of a special type: rethinking Cold War History in Southern Africa 334 291 0 0 625
'Outsiders' and 'Insiders': Post-Conflict Political Violence and Reconciliation in Malanje, Angola 392 124 0 106 622
Memory and identity in the history of Frelimo: some research themes 406 146 0 58 610
REVIEWS 104 505 0 0 609
Disappeared to Ethiopia's Bermuda: Tales by a Puppet 447 155 0 0 602
Separate Development and Self-Reliance at the University of Pretoria 487 100 0 0 587
On freedom, being and transcendence: the quest for relevance in higher education 197 359 0 24 580
Authorised Histories: Human Remains and the Economies of Credibility in the Science of Race 479 82 0 0 561
Land redistribution politics in the Eastern Cape midlands: the case of the Lukhanji municipality, 1995-2006 409 128 0 16 553
Angola: Nationalist Narratives and Alternative Histories 378 172 0 0 550
The micro-politics of macromolecules in the taxonomy and restoration of Quaggas 446 43 0 58 547
'Facts about Ourselves': Negotiating sexual knowledge in early twentieth-century South Africa 362 162 0 20 544
Fictions of the Liberation Struggle: Ruy Guerra, José Cardoso, Zdravko Velimirovic 476 63 0 0 539
Urban research in a hostile setting: Godfrey Wilson in Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia, 1938-1940 403 106 0 20 529
Debating the revival of the workers' movement in the 1970s: the South African democracy education trust and post-apartheid patriotic history 421 100 0 0 521
British air shows in South Africa, 1932/33: 'airmindedness', ambition and anxiety 398 87 0 22 507
Demitrios Tsafendas and the subversion of apartheid's paper regime 173 312 0 18 503
Utopia Live: singing the Mozambican struggle for national liberation 396 65 0 22 483
Papering over the cracks: An ethnography of land title in the Eastern Cape 384 77 0 20 481
Lingundumbwe: feminist masquerades and women's liberation, Nangade, Mueda, Muidumbe, 1950s-2005 226 233 0 17 476
Johnny Fingo: war as work on the Eastern Cape Frontier 299 125 0 48 472
Thought, policies and politics: how may we imagine the public university in India? 293 173 0 0 466
Fighting over the Archive: Politics and Practice of the Art World in Angola 337 127 0 0 464
Native Work: an artwork by Andrew Putter consisting of 38 portrait photographs (with photography by Hylton Boucher, Kyle Weeks and Andrew Putter) 410 32 0 17 459
Politics and contemporary history in Mozambique: A set of epistemological notes 311 144 0 0 455
Uhuru na Kazi: recapturing MANU nationalism through the Archive 254 180 0 21 455
Contestations over knowledge production or ideological bullying?: a response to Legassick on the workers' movement 241 180 0 22 443
'The voices of the people involved': Red, representation and histories of labour 340 70 0 27 437
Laughing with Sam Sly: the cultural politics of satire and colonial british identity in the Cape Colony, c. 1840-1850 329 68 0 37 434
Interment: re-framing the death of the Red Location Museum building (2006 - 2013) 317 50 0 52 419
Making histories 298 118 0 0 416
Improvising Medicine: An African Cancer Ward in an Emerging Cancer Epidemic 319 84 0 0 403
Nostalgia and the native commissioners: a hundred years in the old Transkei 323 64 0 0 387
On Uncertainty 328 57 0 0 385
What Is the University in Africa for? 300 82 0 0 382
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