Articles by Author: Peter Hancock

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  1. Home-range size and movement patterns of Hooded Vultures <em>Necrosyrtes monachus</em> in southern Africa

    Home-range size and movement patterns of Hooded Vultures <em>Necrosyrtes monachus</em> in southern Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monachus populations have declined dramatically in recent years, but we know little about their ecology. We radio-tagged four vultures in northern Botswana to gather data on animal movement and home-range patterns. Hooded Vultures were primarily sedentary at...
  2. Productivity of <em>Eucalyptus regnans</em> Forest Regenerating after Bushfire

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    A natural forest of mountain ash was clearfelled in 1983 and burned by bushfire immediately after logging. The resulting natural regeneration has high productivity, with a mean volume increment close to 50 m3/ha per year, mean rate of biomass accumulation...
  3. Clarity and effective communication: the nature and aim of I.T. Maditsi's use of figurative language

    Clarity and effective communication: the nature and aim of I.T. Maditsi's use of figurative language

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    Although figurative language is proportionately more frequent in poetry than in prose, I.T. Maditsi has frequently applied it successfully in his short stories. That being the case, this article aims to examine Maditsi's use of figurative language in his short...
  4. Editorial

    Editorial

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Philosophy
  5. Editorial

    Editorial

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Philosophy
  6. Editorial

    Editorial

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Philosophy
  7. Finite images of groups

    Finite images of groups

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Quaestiones Mathematicae
    We prove some theorems regarding the set of finite images of certain groups. The groups concerned include some two-generator one-relator groups, as well as (infinite) quotients of such groups. We also prove, by means of cancellation techniques, that certain groups,...
  8. Thomas Mofolo's “Chaka”: Literary interpretations and modifications of a hero

    Thomas Mofolo's “Chaka”: Literary interpretations and modifications of a hero

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    In Mofolo's view Chaka was in the first instance not the founder of a nation but a human being eager to attain power. He was furthermore the cause for the difaqane, the period of chaotic wars and migrations of peoples...