n Historia - Herhistorisering en herposisionering : perspektiewe op aspekte van geskiedsbeoefening in hedendaagse Suid-Afrika

Volume 46, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0018-229X
  • Author A. Grundlingh
  • Source : Historia, Volume 46, Issue 2, Nov 2001, p. 312 - 326
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)
    SciELO SA
    The International Bibliography of Social Sciences (IBSS)



Rehistoricising and repositioning: perspectives on aspects of historical practice in contemporary South Africa This article comments critically on certain aspects of the involvement of the African National Congress government with historical practice in South Africa. It highlights the weaknesses of nationalistic inspired political histories and the shortcomings of the history report authored by the Truth and Reconciliation Committee. In a concluding section it seeks to reposition the discipline as practised at predominantly Afrikaans universities. End

Herhistorisering en herposisionering: perspektiewe op aspekte van geskiedsbeoefening in hedendaagse Suid-Afrika Hierdie artikel lewer kritiese kommentaar op sekere aspekte van die betrokkenheid van die African National Congress-regering by geskiedsbeoefening in Suid-Afrika. Dit beklemtoon die leemtes van nasionalistiese geïnspireerde geskiedenisse en die tekortkominge van die geskiedenisverslag van die Waarheids- en Versoeningskommissie. Ten slotte word gepoog om die dissipline soos dit aan dominant Afrikaanse instellinge beoefen word, te herposisioneer End

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