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. First few pages are lightly dog-earred. 501 Pages. Contents clean and firmly bound. 1st Edition. Condition: Good. Binding: Softcover. Card-wraps. Sunning to spine. Edge-wear. Crease to lower RH and rear LH corners. Rubbing to spine edge.

Publisher: Witwatersrand University Press
Date Published: 1994
Publication Place: Johannesburg
First Edition: Yes

Condition: Good.
Binding: Softcover. Card-wraps. Sunning to spine. Edge-wear. Creasing to spine, lower RH and rear LH corners. Rubbing to spine edge.

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

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Weight 1000 g