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By Gavin Lucas

This e-book examines how colonial identities have been built within the Cape Colony of South Africa considering its institution within the seventeenth century as much as the twentieth century. it truly is an explicitly archaeological technique yet which additionally attracts extra commonly on documentary fabric to envision how diverse humans within the colony - from settler to slave - built identities via fabric tradition. The publication 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 facts, the e-book examines how those assorted teams have been enmeshed inside 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 publication is aimed essentially at archaeologists, yet also will allure historians and people attracted to cultural conception and fabric tradition stories. in particular, ancient archaeologists and scholars of ancient archaeology could be the basic readership and dealers.

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