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By Gavin Lucas

This ebook examines how colonial identities have been built within the Cape Colony of South Africa for the reason that its institution within the seventeenth century as much as the 20 th century. it's an explicitly archaeological technique yet which additionally attracts extra generally on documentary fabric to envision how various humans within the colony - from settler to slave - developed identities via fabric tradition. The e-book explores 3 key teams: The Dutch East India corporation, the loose settlers and the slaves, via a couple of archaeological websites and contexts. With the archaeological proof, the e-book examines how those diversified teams have been enmeshed inside of racial, sexual, and sophistication ideologies within the broader context of capitalism and colonialism, and attracts broadly on present social thought, specifically post-colonialism, feminism and Marxism. This ebook is aimed basically at archaeologists, yet also will allure historians and people attracted to cultural conception and fabric tradition experiences. in particular, old archaeologists and scholars of old archaeology may be the fundamental readership and purchasers.

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