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Inkatha and its use of the Zulu past
Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph
History in Africa -- Vol. 18
Published By: Original publisher
History in Africa -- Vol. 18
Waltham, Mass.: African Studies Association. 1991. 113-129
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HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 2005. Computer File
Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis.
Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF
Cultural identity and pride (186);
Status, role, and prestige (554);
Chief executive (643);
Political parties (665);
Political movements (668);
Humanistic studies (814);
Elementary education (872);
Liberal arts education (873);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
In this paper, Golan looks at the ways in which Inkatha (
the Zulu National Cultural Liberation Movement), has, since its formation, used the Zulu
past to draw support, to achieve political gains, and to educate the youth in KwaZulu. To
illustrate the manner in which these processes have been achieved, the author draws on the
political speeches of Chief Gatsha Buthelezi, Inkatha's leader, as well as speeches by
other key individuals in the movement, texts by the historians of the movement, novels
written in the spirit of Inkatha, and most important, Inkatha textbooks on 'good
citizenship,' a subject introduced in all KwaZulu schools as a compulsory topic in 1978 (p.
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Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection.
John Beierle ; 2004
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Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site)
KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Zulu (African people)