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In Theory: Classes, Nations, Literatures
After the Second World War, nationalism emerged as the principle expression of resistance to Western imperialism in a variety of regions from the Indian subcontinent to Africa, to parts of LatinExpand
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The politics of literary postcoloniality
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Jameson's Rhetoric of Otherness and the “National Allegory”
In assembling the following notes on Fredric Jameson's "Third-World Literature in the Era of Multinational Capital,"* I find myself in an awkward position. If I were to name the one literaryExpand
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Unravelling the Complex Antimicrobial Interactions of Essential Oils — The Case of Thymus vulgaris (Thyme)
Thymus vulgaris has gained tremendous popularity as an ornamental, culinary herb and its use in phytotherapy is well established and supported in the literature. The objective of this study was toExpand
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Assessment of colorimetric, antibacterial and antifungal properties of woollen yarn dyed with the extract of the leaves of henna (Lawsonia inermis)
Abstract The extract of leaves of henna was applied on woollen yarn to investigate the dyeing characteristics and antimicrobial efficacy against common human pathogens such as Escherichia coli MTCCExpand
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Synthesis and synergistic antifungal activities of a pyrazoline based ligand and its copper(II) and nickel(II) complexes with conventional antifungals.
A pyrazoline based ligand; (5-(4-chlorophenyl)-3-phenyl-4, 5-dihydro-1H-pyrazole-1-carbothioamide) has been synthesized by Claisen-Schmidt condensation of acetophenone with p-chlorobenzaldehyde,Expand
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Antimicrobial activity of wool yarn dyed with Rheum emodi L. (Indian Rhubarb)
This work is an attempt to examine the effect of Rheum emodi L. as dye and its dyed wool yarns against two bacterial (Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus) and two fungal (Candida albicans andExpand
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COVID-19 pandemic – an African perspective
ABSTRACT The recently emerged novel coronavirus, “severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2)”, caused a highly contagious disease called coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). TheExpand
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The in vitro antimicrobial activity of Cymbopogon essential oil (lemon grass) and its interaction with silver ions.
  • A. Ahmad, A. Viljoen
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Phytomedicine : international journal of…
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BACKGROUND It is well known that Cymbopogon (lemon grass) essential oil exhibits antimicrobial activity while the efficacy of silver ions as a disinfectant is equally well reported. HYPOTHESIS TheExpand
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Assessment of antimicrobial activity of Catechu and its dyed substrate
The present study was undertaken to evaluate the antimicrobial activity of catechu in solution and % microbial reduction of dyed wool samples against Escherichia coli MTCC 443, Staphylococcus aureusExpand
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