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Will we ever learn?

South Africa's age long pattern of trust and betrayal is at last broken by the impact of Lembede.

To find the unknown past

What happened in southern Africa's unknown Iron Age, in the 1,000 years up to 1800? If the gap is to be closed a new spirit of research and new techniques are essential.

The New African: Cape Town and London, 1962-1970

A scholarly introductory essay on the periodical The New African.

Fort Hare record

The recent dismissal of Mr Curnick Ndamse from the staff of Fort Hare University College for "insubordination" spotlights once again the record of Fort Hare since its rape by the Verwoerd regime in 1960.

Chad frescoes

Two hundred frescoes from Chad were exhibited at the Museum of Decorative Arts, Paris, early in 1965.

Herrenvolk history

A short "history" of South African.

The dangers of history

The use of history as a divisive force in inter-human relationships may also lie in the presentation of a particular historical image as an eternal image.

The dangers of history

The preamble to the primary school syllabus in the Cape Province says that the aim of the course is to give a "general picture of the story of mankind".

The New African: Volume 2, Number 5, June 1963
The two moralities

Inquiries into the circumstances which produced the attitude of rejection.

The two moralities

In motive and direction, the mental and physical "treks" of our African and White forefathers were opposites.

Modern myths of Africa

The myth of Africa as a continent of primitive savages is now so well established that it is likely to be decades before it is uprooted.

The two moralities

Non-racial African unity, based on humanism and the new cultural amalgam, develops in opposition to tribalism and the Whites' morality of survival.

National canvas

Book review.

Tribute to a tribe

Article about the Voortrekker Monument in Pretoria, South Africa.

Blame it on the missionaries

Editorial around Nelson Mandela and Communism.

Soviet African scholarship

Soviet scholars like all Soviet people have always been irreconcilable enemies of colonialism, of any form of racial and national oppression.

The New African: Volume 1, Number 7, July 1962
Theoria: a journal of studies in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences No.86 1995
Theoria: a journal of studies in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences No.50 1978


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