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Contingent Lives: Social Identity and Material Culture in the VOC World

Worden, Nigel

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Papers first presented at an international conference held at the University of Cape Town in 2006. Includes Identifying buildings and building lives at the Cape in the early VOC period by Antonia Malan, Belonging: kinship and identity at the Cape of Good Hope, 1652-1795 by Laura Mitchell, Social identities and the making of private property: the Cape and Lagos Colony compared by Wayne Dooling, A Cape bourgeoisie?: alcohol, entrepreneurs and the evolution of an urban free-burgher society in VOC Cape Town by Gerald Groenewald, Sodomy, race and respectability in Stellenbosch and Drakenstein, 1698-1762: the story of a family, loosely defined by Susan Newton-King, Knocking on death's door: mapping spectrums of bondage and status through marking the dead at the Cape by Kerry Ward, Changing perceptions of free burgher status and identity at the Cape during the period of VOC rule by Yvonne Brink, The role of writing in the first steps of the Cape Colony: a short enquiry into the 'Journal of van Riebeeck' (1652-1662) by Adrien Delmas, and more.

Softcover. English. UCT. 2007. ISBN: 9780620385091. 612 pp with maps & illustrations. Good condition in softcover. Book No: 2503184

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Contingent Lives: Social Identity and Material Culture in the VOC World

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