By Gavin Lucas
This booklet examines how colonial identities have been developed within the Cape Colony of South Africa when you consider that its institution within the 17th century as much as the 20th century.
it's an explicitly archaeological strategy yet which additionally attracts extra commonly on documentary fabric to check how various 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 facts, the publication examines how those different
teams have been enmeshed inside racial, sexual, and sophistication ideologies within the broader context of capitalism and colonialism, and attracts commonly on present social thought, specifically post-colonialism, feminism and Marxism. This
booklet is aimed basically at archaeologists, yet also will allure historians and people attracted to cultural conception and fabric tradition reviews. particularly, old archaeologists and scholars of ancient archaeology
could 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