History of slavery and early colonisation in South Africa collection

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As a city, Cape Town sits on top of an uncomfortable history of colonialism, slavery, and formal racial segregation. This history has an uneasy relationship with depictions of the city in tourist...
Author: Sam North
Archive Type: Articles
When Robert Semple visited Cape Town in 1804 he correctly noted the significance of the naming pattern for Cape Slave owners: It may here be observed that the whole heathen mythology is ransacked to...
Author: Robert Shell
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Some African Americans, however, haven’t lost touch with this past, and have found success tracing their lineages through manumission records, the wills of slave owners, and censuses. Nancy...
Author: Julie Schablitsky
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In an exploration of the attitudes taken by different cultures in different historical periods with regard to the cultural phenomenon of hybridity, I came across an interesting chiasm within the...
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Albert Luthuli's Presidential Address to the Forty-fifth Annual Conference of the African National Congress, Orlando, Johannesburg, December 16, 1957 The powers that be have again made my...
Archive Type: Speeches and Public Statements
WASHINGTON ”” On Dec. 3, 1794, a Portuguese slave ship left Mozambique, on the east coast of Africa, for what was to be a 7,000-mile voyage to Maranhão, Brazil, and the sugar plantations...
Publication date: 31 May 2015
Archive Type: Articles