Children of Bondage. – Schell, Robert, C.-H

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A Social History of the Slave Society at the Cape of Good Hope, 1652-1838

From the rear cover: “The Dutch East India Company’s introduction of the first slave into the Cape of Good Hope in 1653 established an institution who leagal status ended in 1838 but who social and political reverberations are still felt today. A story of the social, cultural and biological progency of that first society. The author examines the complex and highly stratified hierarchies that evolved in South Afrca and outlines how its multiracial system of slavery was distinct from the biracial systems that arose in the New World. Some thumbing to top and lower page edges. Last page has creases. Some foxing to top edge. 501 Pages. Contents clean and firmly bound. Reprint. Condition: Good. Binding: Softcover: Some creasing and edge-wear to covers with sunning to spine.

Publisher: Witwatersrand University Press
Date Published: 1994
Publication Place: Johannesburg

Condition: Good
Binding: Softcover: Some creasing and edge-wear to covers with sunning to spine.

Dimensions: 15cm (w) x 22.5cm (l) x 3.5cm (h)

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Weight 1000 g