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When is a species not a species? Uncoupled phenotypic, karyotypic and genotypic divergence in two species of South African laminate-toothed rats (Murinae: Otomyini)
Chromosomal polytypy, morphological conservatism and absence of data have frustrated the taxonomic revision of two species of southern African-endemic laminate-toothed rats (Otomys irroratus and Otomys saundersiae s.l.). ...
Sprachenpolitik und die Rolle der Fremdsprachen (Deutsch) in Südafrika
(Open Journal Systems, 2009)
Taking multilingualism in South Africa into account, this paper investigates language policy, language usage and the role of foreign languages, especially German, within the context of processes of transformation at ...
From Lord’s to the Union: The imperial foundations of South African cricket
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2009-12)
Readers of the right sherry vintage will remember the unsavoury 1968 clash between the Union Buildings and Lord’s Cricket Ground. Basil d’Oliviera, the prominent coloured South African cricketer who features in this ...
The Memories and Mythologies of South Africa’s Great War
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2009-06)
For those who start them, wars are almost always an illusion, in the sense that the conflict with which they end up is rarely the contest which they had imagined at the beginning. In forcing war upon South Africa’s ...