By Gavin Lucas

This publication examines how colonial identities have been built within the Cape Colony of South Africa due to the fact that its institution within the 17th century as much as the 20th century.
it's an explicitly archaeological process yet which additionally attracts extra greatly on documentary fabric to ascertain how assorted 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 loose settlers and the slaves, via a few archaeological websites and contexts. With the archaeological proof, the publication 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 widely on present social idea, particularly post-colonialism, feminism and Marxism. This
ebook is aimed essentially at archaeologists, yet also will allure historians and people drawn to cultural thought and fabric tradition stories. in particular, old archaeologists and scholars of old archaeology
may be the basic readership and purchasers.

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