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‘Angels and Demons’? the Dutch Reformed Church and Anticommunism in Twentieth Century South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2021-11)
Afrikaner memories of apartheid are filled with images of an omnipotent communist threat, or the so-called Rooi Gevaar (Red Peril). This thesis explains why and how the Dutch Reformed Church of South Africa (DRC), the ...
Forgiveness, reconciliation, and politics: the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) revisited
(University of the Free State, 2017-01)
This study on forgiveness, reconciliation, and politics aims to revisit the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) in order to understand how it dealt with and comprehended the concepts of forgiveness and reconciliation. ...
'n Sosiaal-sielkundige perspektief oor kerkvereniging in die Nederduitse-Gereformeerde kerkfamilie: 'n kruiskulturele ondersoek
(University of the Free State, 2005-11)
English: After ten years of democracy there is still hope that one denomination for the Family of th e Dutch Reformed Churches can be achieved. At the moment the process has just about come to a standstill and it is ...
Afrikaner values in post-apartheid South Africa : an anthropological perspective
(University of the Free State, 2011-07-27)
English: The aim of this study is to conduct an investigation from an anthropological perspective, on the impact that post-apartheid South Africa has had on the Afrikaner’s judgement of value, as well as on his identity-formation. ...
Music and discourse archaeology: critical studies of GDR 'Rote Lieder' and Afrikaans 'Volk- en Vaderlandsliedere' as based on a model of interacting philosophical sub-theories
(University of the Free State, 2014-01)
English: Indoctrination through music is a well-known phenomenon which has been used for centuries as a strategy to influence society and instil certain beliefs and attitudes in people. Extensive research over the last few ...
A historical perspective of the information scandal
(University of the Free State, 2016-11)
English: The Information Scandal, also known as Muldergate Scandal, originated when Prime Minister John Vorster and members of the Department of Information realised that international and local opinion were hostile towards ...
Afrikaner nationalism, apartheid and the perversion of critique
(University of the Free State, 2014)
In this article I investigate the relationship between Afrikaner nationalism, apartheid and philosophy in the context of the intellectual history of the University of the Free State. I show how two philosophers that were ...
The role of multinational corporations in South Africa: a political-economic perspective
(University of the Free State, 2006-05)
Abstract not available.
Inkatha and the National Party, 1980-1989
(University of the Free State, 2016-01)
English: This thesis explores Inkatha and National Party politics in the period 1980-1989, focusing particularly on the relationship between them. It considers the nature of both parties’ political outlook, their objectives ...
South Africa in the international arms trade network (ATN) during national party rule (1948-1994): a network analysis
(Faculty of the Humanities, University of the Free State, 2015)
South Africa is renowned for its arms industry, which was established under apartheid to counter external threats during the Cold War, increasing internal threats from the black majority, and internationally imposed arms ...