(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1991)

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Sanitation, segregation and the Natives (Urban Areas) Act : African exclusion from Johannesburg's Malay Location, 1897-1925

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The 1918 influenza epidemic highlighted the acute sanitary crisis in the Malay Location, a slum abutting white working class suburbs, and underlined the imperative of providing adequate housing for the expanding African workforce of Johannesburg. The Council called for improved finances to construct segregated locations. Africans were evicted from areas of the white city proclaimed under the Act, and finally from the racially integrated Malay Location


Article of periodic

published at : Journal of historical geography / ISSN 0305-7488 / CODEN JHGEDP

Editor : Academic Press, London ; Academic Press, San Francisco, CA ; Academic Press, New York, NY - ROYAUME-UNI (1975)

Millesime : 1991, vol. 17, no3 [pp. 271-288]

Bibliographic references : en notes

Collation : Illustration ;



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