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    • War and Reconstruction: Four Comparative Case Studies 

      Kapp, P. (Open Journal Systems, 2003)
      Traditionally defeated nations or peoples were regarded as at the mercy of the victorious powers. They were either incorporated into the power structure of the dominant power as a vassal or annexed by the victorious state, ...

    • The Wars of Frederick The Great 

      Potgieter, T. D. (Open Journal Systems, 1999)
      The study of the wars of Frederick the Great by Dennis E. Showalter is both fascinating and informative. King Frederick II ruled Prussia from 1740 to 1786. During his reign Prussia was involved in a number of wars (notably ...

    • What can museum and herbarium collections tell us about climate change? 

      Cherry, Micheal I. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2009-04)
      In 1926—the year of my late mother’s birth—the South African Museum conducted a collecting trip to South West Africa (now Namibia). The participants went by train to Windhoek, where they hired ox wagons, in which ...

    • Whose Bible, mine or yours? Contested ownership and Bible translation in Southern Africa 

      Punt, J. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2004)
      An important but often neglected aspect of the use of the Bible in Africa is its ownership and issues related thereto. Ownership of the Bible obviously concerns its personal possession and all that that entails, but goes ...

    • Xhosa as medium of instruction in higher education: pie in the sky? 

      Neethling, B. (Stellenbosch university, 2010)
      This article debates the possibility of introducing Xhosa as a Medium of Instruction (MoI) at tertiary level. It should be seen as an argumentative contribution that comprises the following methodological steps: (a) a look ...

    • Zack Snyder, Frank Miller and Herodotus: Three Takes on the 300 Spartans 

      Murray, G. N. (Open Journal systems, 2007)
      The heroic defence of the Greeks at the battle of Thermopylae in 480 BC, in particularly the 300 Spartans who stood to the last man against the much larger Persian force, prompted comic book writer and illustrator Frank ...