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Historical dictionary of Greater Johannesburg

by Naomi Musiker

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Johannesburg Region (South Africa)
    • Subjects:
    • Johannesburg Region (South Africa) -- History -- Dictionaries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 441-478).

      StatementNaomi Musiker and Reuben Musiker.
      SeriesHistorical dictionaries of cities of the world ;, 7, Historical dictionaries of cities of the world ;, no. 7.
      ContributionsMusiker, Reuben.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT2405.J6557 M87 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationliii, 480 p. :
      Number of Pages480
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL361672M
      ISBN 100810835207
      LC Control Number98021819

      For Freedom and Equality’ ’ abafazi, wathint, ’ imbokotho The Legacy Series’ in South African History you, ve tampered with the women you, ve knocked against a rock This Booklet was produced for the Department of • Musiker N. and Musiker R., A Concise Historical Dictionary of Greater Johannesburg. Cape Town: Francolin. One of the youngest of the world’s major cities, Johannesburg was founded in , following the discovery of gold. The city was initially part of the Transvaal, an independent Afrikaner, or Boer, republic that later became one of the four provinces of South Africa.

        Helen Joseph Hospital is a public hospital based in Auckland Park, Johannesburg, South to , it was known as the J.G. Strijdom Hospital. As a teaching hospital, its affiliated to the University of Witwatersrand's Medical School.. History. The hospital was opened in and was called the J.G. Strijdom Hospital, named after J.G. Strijdom, a South African Prime Minister.   It gives me great pleasure to introduce The Johannesburg Review of Books, a new literary review from southern Africa. Our aim is to fill a conspicuous gap in world letters: namely, the lack of an authoritative review from Africa covering significant books from across the globe. While African literature itself is bursting at the seams.

        Johannesburg is the largest city in South Africa.. Before the arrival of the Transvaal Boers, descendants of Dutch settlers, the area that is now Johannesburg was occupied by the Sotho-Tswana peoples. In early , gold was discovered on the Witwatersrand ridge. Johannesburg City Hall Constructed in and situated on Rissik Street, smack bang in the middle of Joburg CBD is the Johannesburg City Hall. This is one of the oldest buildings in the city and it has seen many historical events take place on its steps, from a range of protest marches and political rallies to a bomb blast in the late 80s.


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History. Prior to the discovery of gold on the Witwatersrand inthe suburb lay on land on one of the original farms that make up Johannesburg, called Langlaagte. The land was purchased by J.B.

Robinson.: It was established as a suburb in and is named after Mayfair in London. Demographics. Although designated a white area under apartheid, Indians began moving into Mayfair Country: South Africa.

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Francolin Reference. ISBN Chantelle Benjamin. "Sun sets on areas with low rates.". History. Prior to the discovery of gold on the Witwatersrand inthe suburb lay on farmland called Newlands that lay on the original farms called Waterval and Middlefontein.: The suburb was established in May by the Johannesburg Town Council as an area for black residents and called it Newlands Location.: The residents of Newlands objected to the name and during July its Country: South Africa.

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(For a social history of Labour and some Johannesburg townships, including Alexandra, go to 2 sections of Luli Callinicos' book A Working Life: Factories, Townships and Popular Culture, - on the SAHO site).Doornfontein is an inner-city suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa, located to the east of the city centre, Region area, whose name means "thorn fountain", was originally the southern part of a farm owned by Frederick Jacobus Bezuidenhout, and was proclaimed a public diggings after the discovery of gold on the Witwatersrand in The suburb was laid out in the late s by Thomas Yeo Country: South Africa.JOHANNESBURG.

JOHANNESBURG, largest city in the Republic of *South Africa; center of the world's most important gold producing city was founded inwhen gold was discovered on the Witwatersrand. The first Jewish inhabitants came mainly from Britain and Central Europe, but they were soon followed by immigrants from Eastern Europe, chiefly Lithuania, who later formed the bulk.