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  • Field, Roger (Taylor & Francis Group, 2011)
    Despite his international status, the impact of Constantin Cavafy’s poetry on South African letters has gone largely unnoticed. This article draws attention to the range of Cavafy's, influence on the local poets, writers, ...
  • Marais, Karen; Maneveldt, Gavin (Botanical Society of South Africa, 2006)
    Introduction: Have you ever noticed the abundance of wildflowers on public open spaces during spring in Cape Town? I suppose some Capetonians would be aware of Rondebosch Common and the astonishing botanical diversity ...
  • Groenewald, Gerald (Univ. of Johannesburg) (Published by History Department, University of the Western Cape, 2009)
    This article uses the career of Hendrik Oostwald Eksteen at the Cape between 1702 and 1741 to illustrate the mechanisms free burghers could use to create wealth in an economically restrictive environment. By making use ...
  • Hart, Genevieve; Mfazo, Ncumisa (Library and Information Association of South Africa, 2010)
    The article reports on an investigation of the provision of gay and lesbian literature and of information services to gays and lesbians in Cape Town’s public libraries. Although by definition public libraries serve all ...
  • Scott, Vera; Stern, Ruth; Sanders, David; Reagon, Gavin; Mathews, Verona (BioMed Central, 2008-01-04)
    BACKGROUND: While the importance of promoting equity to achieve health is now recognised, the health gap continues to increase globally between and within countries. The description that follows looks at how the Cape Town ...
  • Hart, Genevieve (2012)
    South Africa is a youthful society with 54% younger than 24 years. South African young people face disproportionately high rates of unemployment, HIV-AIDS infection, and violent crime. Even in post-apartheid South Africa, ...
  • de Swardt, Cobus; Puoane, Thandi; Chopra, Mickey; du Toit, Andries (Sage Publications, 2005)
    This paper describes key findings of a household livelihood survey conducted in impoverished African settlements in Cape Town, one of Africa’s wealthiest cities. Poverty in these areas is strongly shaped by the history ...