Committee on South African War Resistance

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

Committee on South African War Resistance

Parallel form(s) of name

  • COSAWR

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

fl. 1978-1990

History

The Committee on South African War Resistance (COSAWR) was founded in 1978. It also worked to raise the issue of militarism in South Africa and conducted research into the South African military structure and resistance. Its magazine 'Resister' became the leading magazine on South Africa's militarization.

Places

London, England, United Kingdom
Republic of South Africa, Africa

Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Access points area

Occupations

Control area

Authority record identifier

C0075

Institution identifier

GB 1847

Rules and/or conventions used

ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created by Julia Wylie, October 2016

Language(s)

  • English

Script(s)

Sources

African Activist. 2016. Committee on South African War Resistance. [ONLINE] Available at: http://africanactivist.msu.edu/organization.php?name=Committee%20on%20South%20African%20War%20Resistance. [Accessed 18 October 2016].

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