By Gavin Lucas
This e-book examines how colonial identities have been built within the Cape Colony of South Africa considering the fact that its institution within the 17th century as much as the 20th century.
it truly is an explicitly archaeological strategy yet which additionally attracts extra extensively on documentary fabric to envision 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 unfastened settlers and the slaves, via a few archaeological websites and contexts. With the archaeological facts, the ebook examines how those different
teams have been enmeshed inside 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
ebook is aimed basically at archaeologists, yet also will allure historians and people drawn to cultural conception and fabric tradition stories. in particular, ancient archaeologists and scholars of historic 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