Robert Carl-Heinz Shell collection

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I could speak about all the things that you already know about Robert: That he was a brilliant man, that his was the biggest contribution to Cape slave history research by a single historian and that...
Author: Joline Young
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
Archive Type: Articles
Martin Plaut writes on the passing of the foremost scholar of slavery in the Cape Robert Shell: my friend Today I learnt the news I had been expecting and dreading for some months: that Rob Shell...
Publication date: 05 February 2015