Search for dissertations about: "African history"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 72 swedish dissertations containing the words African history.

  1. 1. Significant history and historical orientation Ugandan students narrate their historical pasts

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Ulrik Holmberg; Karlstads universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; historical learning; history education; History education in Uganda; historical consciousness; historical orientation; upper secondary school; narrative; national narrative; History; Historia;

    Abstract : In 2012, Uganda celebrated 50 years of independence. The postcolonial era in the country has been marked by political turmoil and civil wars. Uganda, like many other postcolonial states in Africa, cannot be described as an ethnically or culturally homogenous state. READ MORE

  2. 2. Lost in Transformation : A critical study of two South African museums

    University dissertation from Pietermaritzburg : University of KwaZulu-Natal

    Author : Cecilia Rodéhn; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; South Africa; museum; exhibition; collection; apartheid; the transformation; democracy; space; place; time; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Cultural heritage and cultural production; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Kulturarv och kulturproduktion; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Historia; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Kulturantropologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social anthropology ethnography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialantrolopologi etnografi; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Ethnicity; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Etnicitet; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects African and comparative archaelogy; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen Afrikansk och jämförande arkeologi; Historia; History; Archaeology; Arkeologi; Etnologi; Ethnology; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi; Cardiology; Kardiologi;

    Abstract : In this dissertation Transformation, as understood in South Africa, is investigated in the ‘Natal Museum’ and the ‘Msunduzi Museum Incorporating the Voortrekker Complex’ in terms of socio-political structures, the museum as a place, its collections and displays. I have emphasised the ethnographical perspective and analysed it by using key concepts such as new museology, time, space and place. READ MORE

  3. 3. Water for a few a history of urban water and sanitation in East Africa

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : David Nilsson; KTH.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; urban water; urban sanitation; urban history; development studies; African history; environmental history; large technical systems; socio-technical systems; institutional change; public service; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History of technology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Teknikhistoria;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis describes and analyses the modern history of the socio-technical systems for urban water supply and sanitation in East Africa with focus on Uganda and Kenya. The key objective of the thesis is to evaluate to what extent the historic processes frame and influence the water and sanitation services sectors in these countries today. READ MORE

  4. 4. Integration and politics among African states : limitations and horizons of mid-term theorizing

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Nordiska Afrikainstitutet

    Author : Chimelu Chime; [1977]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES;

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  5. 5. To Have and to Hold: Continuity and change in property rights institutions governing water resources among the Meru of Tanzania and the BaKgatla in Botswana; 1925-2000

    University dissertation from Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Ellen Hillbom; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; institutional change; Botswana; institutions; Kgatleng; Meru; natural resources; property rights; Tanzania; Sub-Saharan Africa; water; Social and economic history; Ekonomisk och social historia;

    Abstract : Allocation, control, and management of natural resources are issues that absorb researchers within both the social and natural sciences. This study deals with such research questions as well as with one of the most fundamental issues in Economic History – namely institutional change. READ MORE