By Gavin Lucas
This ebook examines how colonial identities have been developed within the Cape Colony of South Africa when you consider that its institution within the 17th century as much as the 20th century.
it's an explicitly archaeological strategy yet which additionally attracts extra largely on documentary fabric to envision how diversified humans within the colony - from settler to slave - developed identities via fabric tradition. The
publication explores 3 key teams: The Dutch East India corporation, the unfastened settlers and the slaves, via a couple of archaeological websites and contexts. With the archaeological proof, the e-book examines how those different
teams have been enmeshed inside of racial, sexual, and sophistication ideologies within the broader context of capitalism and colonialism, and attracts commonly on present social thought, particularly post-colonialism, feminism and Marxism. This
publication is aimed essentially at archaeologists, yet also will allure historians and people drawn to cultural thought and fabric tradition reports. particularly, old archaeologists and scholars of historic archaeology
often is the fundamental readership and purchasers.
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