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    • Stories of origin of the Sotho people of QwaQwa : the construction and maintenance of society through narratives 

      Pitso, Mantsi Teboho (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2009-05-15)
      This thesis studies the role of narratives, particularly stories that describe the origins of people, in the construction, maintenance and restructuring of society. The focus of this thesis is on the ‘stories of origin’ of the Basotho of QwaQwa, a small town in the Free State province of South Africa. The narratives told are diverse in their content and context however they play a similar role in ...