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Book Book Leiden University catalogue Leiden University catalogue
Title:The Cambridge history of South Africa
Editors:Hamilton, CarolynISNI
Mbenga, BernardISNI
Ross, RobertISNI
City of publisher:Cambridge
Publisher:Cambridge University Press
ISBN:052151794X; 9780521517942
Geographic term:South Africa
precolonial period
Abstract:This volume covers the scope of South African history from 2000 years ago up to 1885. It contains eight essays: The production of preindustrial South African history by Carolyn Hamilton, Bernard K. Mbenga and Robert Ross; The appearance of food production in Southern Africa 1,000 to 2,000 years ago by John Parkington and Simon Hall; Farming communities of the second millennium: internal frontiers, identity, continuity and change by Simon Hall; Khoesan and immigrants: the emergence of colonial society in the Cape, 1500-1800 by Robert Ross; Turbulent times: political transformation in the north and east, 1760s-1830s by John Wright (largely about the advent of the Zulu and Shaka's campaigns); From slave economy to settler capitalism: the Cape Colony and its extensions, 1800-1854 by Martin Legassick and Robert Ross; From colonial hegemonies to imperial conquest, 1840-1880 by Norman Etherington, Patrick Harries and Bernard K. Mbenga; and Transformations in consciousness by Paul S. Landau. [ASC Leiden abstract]