By Gavin Lucas
This e-book examines how colonial identities have been developed within the Cape Colony of South Africa in view that its institution within the 17th century as much as the 20th century.
it really is an explicitly archaeological process yet which additionally attracts extra broadly 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 facts, the e-book 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 broadly on present social thought, specifically post-colonialism, feminism and Marxism. This
e-book is aimed basically at archaeologists, yet also will allure historians and people attracted to cultural conception and fabric tradition reviews. in particular, old archaeologists and scholars of old archaeology
may be the basic 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