Status and Respectability in the Cape Colony, 1750-1870: A Tragedy of Manners
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BeschreibungA cultural interpretation of South Africa's colonial history, specifically the Cape Colony, between 1750 and 1870.
Inhaltsverzeichnis1. Introduction; 2. Under the VOC; 3. English and Dutch; 4. The content of respectability; 5. Christianity, status and respectability; 6. Outsiders; 7. Acceptance and rejection; 8. Conclusion.
PressestimmenReview of the hardback: 'There are many valuable insights in this subtle book, often with major historiographical implications ... Ross has produced a bold and original book, which mixes mature reflection with fresh creative enthusiasm. He has confirmed his status as one of the leading historians of the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Cape.' Times Literary Supplement
Untertitel: 'African Studies'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2012
Seitenanzahl: 203 Seiten