One battle and two museums. A study of cultural discourses and categorizations at the Bloedrivier and the Ncome Heritage Sites in South Africa.
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Two museums have been put up on a site where there was a battle in 1838. One museum celebrates the white Afrikaners who won, one the Zulus, who lost. Today this battle plays part in various discourses on identity and nation in South Africa, and this thesis argue that discourses of dichotomization and categorization are important in the use of the battle.