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  • other research product . Other ORP type . 2019
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Sen, Anandaroop; Isaacs, Nicole; Geldenhuys, Marina; Govender, Sameshni; Vallabh, Vimal Thakor; Fleishman, Zachary; Ndlawana, Yonela;
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    Publisher: Faculty of Humanities

    This stop-motion animation captures the complex history of the sugar trade, and how it was connected to the slave trade. The video shows the evolution of modern capitalism from the sugar and slave trades.

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  • other research product . Other ORP type . 2014
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Aaronson, Ian A;
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    Publisher: University of Cape Town

    This course will trace the roots of Western medicine from the ancient world to the subsequent landmarks in contemporary thought which formed the foundations of modern medicine. It will trace western medicine from its origins in the priest/physicians of ancient Egypt and...

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  • other research product . Other ORP type . 2014
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Wolfe, David;
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    Publisher: University of Cape Town

    In 1900 the first ancient marine wreck was discovered in the Mediterranean. It took a century to understand that the most interesting and unique find was a series of small bronze barnacle encrusted fragments. When investigated with sophisticated technology, they turned ...

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  • other research product . Other ORP type . 2013
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Whitaker, Richard;
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    Publisher: University of Cape Town

    For anyone interested in learning more about the interpretation and translation of Homer's epic in a South African context. A lecture series by Emeritus Professor Richard Whitaker, translator, writer, freelance travel writer. Homer’s epic poem, the Iliad, which tells th...

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  • other research product . Other ORP type . 2013
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Phillips, Howard;
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    Publisher: University of Cape Town

    by Professor Howard Phillips, Department of Historical Studies, University of Cape Town, this lecture series explores five major epidemics that have ravaged South Africa, namely smallpox, the bubonic plague, Spanish Flu, Polio and HIV. This lecture series will be useful...

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  • other research product . Other ORP type . 2013
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Chirikure, Shadreck;
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    Publisher: University of Cape Town

    by Dr Shadreck Chirikure, Department of Archaeology, University of Cape Town. This audio lecture explores the famous Southern African archaeological site Great Zimbabwe. This resource is useful for anyone interested in learning more about Great Zimbabwe.

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  • other research product . Other ORP type . 2013
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Wolfe, David;
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    Publisher: University of Cape Town

    by Emeritus Professor David Wolfe, University of New Mexico and visiting lecturer, Physics Department, UCT. Professor Wolfe explores the foundations of astronomy, beginning with the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Babylonians, to the early modern period and the works of B...

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  • other research product . Other ORP type . 2012
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Colborne, Desmond;
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    Publisher: University of Cape Town

    Of all the great American songwriters of the golden age of popular song Cole Porter was the most cosmopolitan. He owned a stylish apartment in Paris, partied with high society on the French Riviera and in grand Venetian palazzi, moved between Broadway and Hollywood and ...

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  • other research product . Other ORP type . 2012
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Reisenberger, Azila Talit;
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    Publisher: University of Cape Town

    Lecture series presented by Dr Azila Talit Reisenberger, Head of Hebrew, School of Languages and Literature, University of Cape Town. The Bible is one of the most widely-read and influential pieces of literature in the world, but many people are surprisingly unaware of ...

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  • other research product . Other ORP type . 2010
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Jeppie, Shamil; Diagne, Souleymane Bachir;
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    Publisher: University of Cape Town

    This volume, authored by leading international scholars, begins to sketch the 'meaning' of Timbuktu within the context of the intellectual history of West Africa, in particular, and of the African continent, in general. The Meanings of Timbuktu strives to contextualize ...

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