TITLE

'HULLE GAAT DIE STROP OM ONSE NEK SIT': DR ABDULLAH ABDURAHMAN''S PERSPECTIVE ON THE MAKING OF UNION VOICED THROUGH PIET UITHALDER'S 'STRAATPRAATJES' COLUMN

AUTHOR(S)
Adhikari, Mohamed
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Quarterly Bulletin of the National Library of South Africa;Jul-Sep2010, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p137
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the newspaper of the South African political association the African Political Organization (APO), focusing on the column called "Straatpraatjes." It notes that the column was written from the perspective of the fictional character Piet Uithalder and suggests that it was largely authored by political activist Abdullah Abdurahman. The author comments on the 1910 Union of South Africa, segregationism, and racially discriminatory voting policies. The newspaper's use of wit and satire is also considered.
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59285429

 

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