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The people's city : African life in twentieth-century Durban

Author: Paul Maylam; Iain Edwards
Publisher: Pietermaritzburg : University of Natal Press ; Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a collection of essays on African life in 20th-century Durban. This work attempts to bring alive a vibrant city culture of crowds and violence, militant women, beer brewing, ricksha-pulling,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Maylam; Iain Edwards
ISBN: 0869809342 9780869809341 0869809164 9780869809167 0435074024 9780435074029 0435074016 9780435074012
OCLC Number: 36011691
Notes: University of KwaZulu-Natal Library notes:
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Description: xiii, 313 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: The struggle for space in twentieth-century Durban / Paul Maylam --
The struggle for the city: alcohol, the Ematsheni and popular culture in Durban, 1902-1936 / Paul la Hausse --
But hope does not kill: Black popular music in Durban, 1913-1939 / Veit Erlmann --
Cato Manor, June 1959: men, women, crowds, violence, politics and history / Iain Edwards --
In the eye of the storm: dock-workers in Durban / David Hemson --
The leaves in the trees are proclaiming our slavery: African trade-union organisation, 1937-1949 / Tim Nuttall --
Amahashi: the ricksha-pullers of Durban / Ros Posel --
The sweat was black: working for Dunlop / Ari Sitas --
Lamontville: a history, 1930-1960 / Louise Torr --
The joy of proximity: the rise of Clermont / Maynard W. Swanson --
The city closes in: the incorporation of Inanda into metropolitan Durban / Heather Hughes.
Responsibility: edited by Paul Maylam and Iain Edwards.
Local System Bib Number:
(Sirsi) i9780869809167
(Sirsi) 20829
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"For those who teach modern South African history, this is precisely the kind of material for which one is always on the lookout...."-W.R. Nasson, University of Cape Town ?For those who teach modern Read more...

 
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