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Author Pohlandt-McCormick, Helena.

Title "I saw a nightmare-- " [electronic resource] : doing violence to memory : the Soweto uprising, June 16, 1976 / by Helena Pohlandt-McCormick.

Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, 2010, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ACLS Humanities E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition ACLS Humanities E-Book electronic edition.
Description 1 online resource : ill.
Series ACLS Humanities E-Book
ACLS Gutenberg-e series
ACLS Humanities E-Book.
ACLS Gutenberg-e series.
File Type Electronic text (HTML) and image data (JPG).
System Details Mode of access: Intranet.
Funding This volume is made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Note Caption title; based on screen of 2010-03-13.
Originally published by Gutenberg-e:
Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Minnesota, 1999.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The child is also wondering what happened to the father -- I heard there was a riot in Soweto : a narrative of June 16, 1976 -- Telling Soweto, June 16, 1976 : the appropriation of the people's story into official histories -- The participants -- Afrikaans : we are fed the crumbs of ignorance with Afrikaans as a poisonous spoon : historical context and precipitating factors -- I saw a nightmare : violence and the construction of memory -- Final thoughts.
Subject South Africa -- History -- Soweto Uprising, 1976.
South Africa -- History -- Soweto Uprising, 1976 -- Personal narratives.
Soweto (South Africa) -- History.
Soweto (South Africa) -- Social conditions.
Blacks -- South Africa -- Politics and government.
Added Author American Council of Learned Societies.
Added Title Doing violence to memory
Soweto uprising, June 16, 1976
In: ACLS Humanities E-Book. URL:
ISBN 9780231503761 (E-Book)
Standard No. 2027/heb.99016 hdl

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