By Gavin Lucas
This booklet examines how colonial identities have been built within the Cape Colony of South Africa on account that its institution within the 17th century as much as the 20th century.
it truly is an explicitly archaeological method yet which additionally attracts extra largely on documentary fabric to ascertain how diverse humans within the colony - from settler to slave - developed identities via fabric tradition. The
ebook explores 3 key teams: The Dutch East India corporation, the unfastened 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 racial, sexual, and sophistication ideologies within the broader context of capitalism and colonialism, and attracts largely on present social conception, specifically post-colonialism, feminism and Marxism. This
e-book is aimed essentially at archaeologists, yet also will allure historians and people attracted to cultural idea and fabric tradition reports. in particular, ancient archaeologists and scholars of old archaeology
would be the fundamental readership and purchasers.
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An Archaeology of Colonial Identity: Power and Material Culture in the Dwars Valley, South Africa (Contributions To Global Historical Archaeology) by Gavin Lucas