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Professor Shula Marks FBA

About this Fellow

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor Emeritus in the History of Southern Africa, University of London

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer and Reader in Southern African History, Soas, University Of London, 1963 - 1982
  • Director, Institute of Commonwealth Studies University of London, 1982 - 1992
  • Professor in the History of Southern Africa, Soas, University Of London, 1992 - 2001

Publications

Reluctant rebellion: an assessment of the 1906 poll tax uprising in Natal 1970

The ambiguities of dependence in South Africa. Class, nationalism and the state in 20th century Natal 1986

Divided sisterhood: race, class and gender in the South African nursing profession 1994

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