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"Discontented scoundrels who crowd the mercantile marine today" : labour relations regimes of the Cape Ichaboe guano trade, c. 1843-1898
(Historical Association of South Africa, 2013-05)
The scraping of guano on offshore islands in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans during the mid- to late nineteenth century was an essentially primitive industry. As guano is a natural product with no further need for processing, ...
Hunting status? Power and buffalo shooting in the Albany and Bathurst districts of the Cape Colony c. 1892-1916
(North-West University, 2013-11)
The hunting of buffalo in the Bathurst district of the Cape Colony during the closing decades of the 19th Century serves as a case study of the system of issuing permits to shoot big game introduced by the Game Act of 1886, ...
History, politics and dogs in Zimbabwean literature, c.1975–2015
(Van Schaik Publishers, 2018)
Zimbabwean fiction writers have engaged with dogs as objects, subjects and even actors. This essay focuses on the pivotal forty-year period between 1975 and 2015, which saw the end of white rule, the rise of an independent ...