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    • Spectators in Jerusalem: urban narrative in the scenic tradition 

      Van den Berg, Dirk (University of the Free State, 1999)
      English: This investigation of the narrative prospects of urban pictures in the scenic tradition is devoted co Hans Memling's painting depicting a sequence of Passion scenes set in a topographical view ofJerusalem. In ...
    • Health and health care in South Africa in transition: a macro perspective 

      Van Rensburg, Dingie (University of the Free State, 1999)
      English: The South African health care system, along with society in general, is undergoing profound transformation. Afcer almost five years, questions may well be posed about the nature of chis transition, the benefits ...
    • 'Modernity': the historical ontology 

      Venter, Ponti (University of the Free State, 1999)
      English: The article focuses on a fundamental and generally disregarded aspect of modern thought: the turn in eighteenth-century philosophy towards a historical ontology. The works of selected intellectuals such as Defoe ...
    • Die verbouing van tafeldruiwe en sultanas in die Benede-Oranje-riviergebied 

      De Villiers, Gawie; Du Plessis, Annette (University of the Free State, 1999)
      English: The table grape and sultana industry is an economic mainstay for the Lower Orange River area, but without irrigation the industry cannot exist, mainly because of the dry climate in the area. However, it is not ...
    • Die weg na 'n omgewingsgeografie 

      Barnard, Wilhelm (University of the Free State, 1999)
      English: While geography's organization in subdisciplines hardly changed since it was institutionalized as a university discipline during the 1880s, its struccure and research styles changed rapidly and fundamentally since ...
    • Landelik-stedelike interaksie en plaaslike owerheidsbestuur in die Stellenbosch-distrik 

      Cedras, Lucinda; Van der Merwe, Izak (University of the Free State, 1999)
      English: The distinction between rural and urban areas in various parts of the world is fading because of increasing interaction between the two groups of communities. lt is particularly the nature and magnitude of the ...
    • Universiteitstoelating in die nuwe Suid-Afrika: ideologiese en statistiese oorwegings 

      Huysamen, Gert (University of the Free State, 1999)
      English: This article discusses the misconceptions which can arise when statistically distinguishable groups with diverse school backgrounds compete for admission to tertiary academic institutions. It is recommended that ...
    • 'Relevansie' in die sielkunde in Suid-Afrika 

      Viljoen, Dawie; Louw, Dap; Beukes, Roelf (University of the Free State, 1999)
      English: In this article a general view regarding the debate on relevance in psychology in South Africa is given. It would appear that the psychology profession should be established as an important role player in the ...
    • Images of European youth at the turn of the century as reflected in the autobiographies of three Jewish writers: Arthur Schnitzler, Stefan Zweig and Ernst Toller 

      Knobloch, Hans-Jorg (University of the Free State, 1999)
      Afrikaans: In hierdie artikel word aan die hand van die outobiografieë van drie Duitstalige outeurs 'n beeld van die Europese jeug van 'n eeu gelede weergegee. Drie temas word ondersoek: ouerhuis en skool, liefde en ...
    • Five generations of applied linguistics: some framework issues 

      Weideman, Albert (University of the Free State, 1999)
      English: In recent years a number of discussions have sustained the debate on the definition of applied linguistics, a debate which addresses both ends of the spectrum of applied linguistic work: the philosophical and the ...
    • Psychology and culture: the politics of recognition 

      Beyers, Eefke (University of the Free State, 1999)
      English: In this article it is suggested that the two main ontological assumptions prevalent in mainstream Western psychology (atomism and holism) are accompanied by implicit moral ideals as well as concomitant constructions ...
    • Die postmodernistiese diskoers en die Suid-Afrikaanse ekonomiese oorgang 

      Naude, Willem (University of the Free State, 1999)
      English: The postmodernist reaction to the Cartesian Anxiety caused by the rejection of modernism as philosophical basis for science is set out in this paper. It is argued that the hermeneutical tradition within postmodernism ...
    • In the home stretch: the legalisation of African traditional healing in South Africa 

      Pretorius, Engela (University of the Free State, 1999)
      English: The overall aim of this article is to describe the current status of indigenous health care policy and to determine what progress has been made in translating policy principles into action. The article deals with ...
    • Frameworks for institutional audits for quality in South African higher education 

      Lategan, Laetus (University of the Free State, 1999)
      English: This paper attempts to establish the most suitable a system for institutional audits of higher education institutions in South Africa. It focuses on four areas: theory, philosophy, categories and practice. The ...
    • Deracialisation of urban business space: street traders in Pietersburg 

      Donaldson, Ronnie; Van der Merwe, Izak (University of the Free State, 1999)
      English: The 'invasion' of the CBD by informal entrepreneurs signalled the first visible phase of the informal process of deracialisation of business space. A clear distinction between deracialisation and desegregation ...
    • The death of Alexander the Great 

      Cilliers, Louise; Retief, Francois (University of the Free State, 1999)
      English: The circumstances of Alexander's death are reviewed. Since contemporary sources vary in their accounts of the reason for his death, they are briefly reviewed and assessed. The account of Alexander's final illness ...
    • Basiese wetenskapsbeoefening in die geesteswetenskappe: uitdagings, verwagtinge en knelpunte 

      Strauss, Danie (University of the Free State, 2000)
      English: Against the background of a brief sketch of the genesis of the university as a modern institution, this arcicle focuses on the rise of the humanities. This process is portrayed in terms of the inherent tension ...
    • Exposure to violence and posttraumatic stress disorder in a rural adult population in South Africa 

      Peltzer, Karel (University of the Free State, 2000)
      English: The purpose of the study is to identify exposure to violence and its consequences for health in an adult community in rural South African. The instruments used for the interviews included a 24-item Exposure-to-Violence ...
    • Hoër onderwys en diversiteit: 'n oop gesprek 

      Bitzer, Eli; Bezuidenhout, Zandra (University of the Free State, 2000)
      English: South African higher education does not stand alone in facing the challenges posed by diversity in a time of transformation. The growth and variety of subject literature in this field indicates that student ...
    • Argeologiese beeldsemiotiek en skilderkuns 

      Visagie, Johann (University of the Free State, 2000)
      English: This article derives from what was originally a methodological model for the figurative analysis (in terms of images, metaphors, symbols, etc) of discourses, not simply with reference to their supposed origin but ...