By Gavin Lucas
This ebook examines how colonial identities have been built within the Cape Colony of South Africa due to the fact its institution within the 17th century as much as the 20th century.
it's an explicitly archaeological strategy yet which additionally attracts extra broadly on documentary fabric to check how assorted 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 loose settlers and the slaves, via a few archaeological websites and contexts. With the archaeological proof, the booklet 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
booklet is aimed basically at archaeologists, yet also will allure historians and people drawn to cultural thought and fabric tradition experiences. in particular, ancient archaeologists and scholars of historic archaeology
would be the fundamental readership and dealers.
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