Posted by prototype at 1:54 on December 10 2012
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Posted by prototype at 1:10 on December 10 2012
For the serious researcher investigating any aspect of the history of indentured Indians, the Indian Immigration records (I. I.) in the Natal Archives are essential. There are also valuable printed sources: in the annual reports of the Protector of Indian Immigrants and the Indian Immigration Trust Board. The documents we have included from the I. I. series are representative of the kind of material...
Posted by prototype at 22:57 on December 09 2012
I suggest the role of the deliberately childless woman in history would make an excellent book, although perhaps a slim one, since until reliable contraception, those not wishing to procreate had to remain celibate. “There were nuns, of course,” says Worsley. “And schoolteachers. But there has always been an element of weirdness about that choice.”
Posted by prototype at 22:26 on December 09 2012
As for Buell, he turned over command to Rosecrans without much regret. Although he had blunted the boldest Confederate offensive of the war in the western theater of action, he had suffered the same fate as fellow Democrat General George McClellan, who had also been sacked after stopping Robert E. Lee at Antietam a few weeks earlier. No longer was it enough for Northern generals to win battles–now...
Posted by prototype at 19:14 on December 09 2012
Janice Turner in The Times Magazine, 19 May 2012
Historian Lucy Worsley discusses her own childlessness and the inspirational women who feature in her new documentary series
By his unofficial harem of mistresses, Charles II sired 13 illegitimate babies, yet his queen, Catherine of Braganza, produced not a single heir. History, as Dr Lucy Worsley reflects in her new TV series, is so
Posted by prototype at 18:50 on December 09 2012
From the Editor
It"s time for the nation"s military toequalize personnel expectationsregardless of gender or rank.
One of the best co-pilots I flew with when I was a Douglas C-47 pilot in the U. S. Air Force was a Boeing B-52 Stratofortress aircraft commander. A B-52 pilot, a major yet, flying right seat for a mere second lieutenant? (Co-pilot"s motto: Shut up, follow me and carry...
Posted by prototype at 18:13 on December 09 2012
Names: Matlala, Klaas
In summary: Banished person
Biography Summary First name: Klaas Last name: Matlala Gender: Male
Posted by prototype at 17:19 on December 09 2012
Date: 13 November, 1950
Seretse Khama is asked to renounce his chieftaincy of the Bama-Ngwato tribe, Bechuanaland (Botswana), by the British colonial government, and is offered a pension in return. (Bechuanaland was thrown into turmoil when he married Ruth Williams, an English woman without the permission of the tribal elders). The British ban him from returning to Bechuanaland when he refuses. The...
Posted by prototype at 17:18 on December 09 2012
William Morris, one of England's foremost Socialists, poet and artist 1834-96, also had two daughters, but only one of them-May - took a keen interest in his work, attended all the meetings and social gatherings; the home of William Morris was famous for these. Bernard Shaw was one of the propagandists of that school. William Morris, having a good business as an architect and designer, was a wealthy...
Posted by prototype at 16:52 on December 09 2012
Presenter: Mr President, on the issue of crime. One of the most important annual campaigns Government and the ANC are pushing forward, ‘16 Days Activism of No violence Against Women and Children’. A special message to our listeners at home?