Maritime history and heritage: shipwrecks

Why are shipwrecks important? Shipwrecks have always held a specific allure. The promise of hidden treasure, the unexplored and underwater adventure is so seductive that a healthy, global tourist industry has developed around shipwrecks. Although most people associate treasure with gold and silver cargo, historic shipwrecks provide maritime archaeologists with another kind of treasure. They gather immense amounts of archaeological, historical, scientific, social and technical in.. read more
History of South African National Orders and Awards
The birth of a new non-racial and non -sexist democracy in South Africa necessitated a critical review of the system of ..read more
Lineages of Freedom: a Celebration of Culture and Shared Ties
Lineages of Freedom is a festival organised by South African History Online and The Centre of the Humanities at ..read more
History of the 'Indian Opinion' newspaper
The Significance of Indian Opinion by Uma Dhupelia-Mesthrie Department of History, University of the Western Cape ..read more
South African Association of Art Historians (founded 1984)
Who is SAAAH? About SAAAH The South African Association of Art Historians (SAAAH), founded in 1984, is the major ..read more
Rock Art
Most researchers who study rock art tend to focus on technical aspects, such as the material and techniques used. Their ..read more
National Newspapers and News Sites
National Newspapers and News Sites: Independent Online - Union of several South African newspapers such as Cape Argus ..read more
International Rugby World Cup Timeline 1983-2011
The involvement of the South African national rugby team, the Springboks, in international rugby is rife with ..read more
The South African Society of Artists and its exhibitors, 1902-1950
This catalogue and exhibition celebrate the founding, over 100 years ago, of the oldest surviving body for practising ..read more
Insurrections (Music CD)
EXPERIENCE a unique sound! Buy the CD Insurrections, a collection of 11 compositions, the product of a poetry- ..read more