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By Gavin Lucas

This ebook examines how colonial identities have been built within the Cape Colony of South Africa considering that its institution within the seventeenth century as much as the 20 th century. it truly is an explicitly archaeological method yet which additionally attracts extra commonly on documentary fabric to check how various humans within the colony - from settler to slave - developed identities via fabric tradition. The booklet 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 varied teams have been enmeshed inside of racial, sexual, and sophistication ideologies within the broader context of capitalism and colonialism, and attracts generally on present social thought, specifically post-colonialism, feminism and Marxism. This booklet is aimed basically at archaeologists, yet also will allure historians and people attracted to cultural thought and fabric tradition experiences. particularly, historic archaeologists and scholars of old archaeology could be the basic readership and dealers.

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