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Slavery in South Africa

Captive Labor on the Dutch Frontier (African Modernization and Development Series)

by Elizabeth A. Eldredge

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Westview Pr (Short Disc) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Indigenous peoples,
  • Slavery & emancipation,
  • Social history,
  • Slavery,
  • History: World,
  • Republic of South Africa,
  • South Africa,
  • 18th century,
  • 19th century,
  • Blacks,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsFred Morton (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages225
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8024783M
    ISBN 100813384737
    ISBN 109780813384733

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Slavery in South Africa by Elizabeth A. Eldredge Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book examines different forms of slavery that developed over time in Africa and introduces readers to the lives, work, and struggles of slaves themselves.

Review "Sean Stilwell presents us with a powerful entry into the rich debate on the nature and history of slavery and slaving in Africa/5(5). “Transformations in Slavery” is a detailed study of slavery in Africa.

y states in his Preface to the first edition () that the history of slavery in Africa, as opposed to the Atlantic and Mid Eastern diaspora of Africans via enslavement is extensive and poorly by: Slavery in South Africa shows that slavery was widespread in South Africa until the late nineteenth century and that thousands of slaves were taken from African communities, profoundly affecting.

Studies of South African history written before portrayed the role of slavery in the Cape as minor and its character “mild” (Keegan16), a benign view also reflected in popular culture through texts such as cookbooks, cartoons and landscape paintings.

Slavery moves towards South Africa’s interior It soon became apparent to the Boers that beyond the Western Cape and Boland regions, the terrain of South Africa was unsuitable for intensive agriculture but very suitable for cattle farming. This website tells the story of slavery at the Cape.

Slavery in South Africa book focus, unlike the Transatlantic slave trade that exported enslaved people from Africa, is on the enslaved society that existed within Slavery in South Africa book, specifically within the Cape, South Africa.

Much is known about African people who were taken to the Americas to work in colonial homes and on plantations. This first comprehensive analysis of slavery in early colonial South Africa, based on research in Britain, the Netherlands and South Africa, examines the nature of Cape slavery with reference to the literature on other slave societies.

Dr Worden shows how the slave economy developed in town and countryside, and discusses the dynamics of the slave market, the growth of land concentration, the.

Slavery was a mainstay of the labor force of the Cape Colony between its foundation by the Dutch East India Company (VOC) in and abolition inby which date the Cape was under British rule. Slaves were transported to the Cape from a wide range of areas in the Indian Ocean world, including South and Southeast Asia, Madagascar, and by: 2.

MASON, J E []: “Fit For Freedom: The Slaves, Slavery, And Emancipation In The Cape Colony, South Africa, ” PhD Thesis: Yale University [to be published in book form soon] Chapters on Cape slavery in recent publications. The book corrects the accepted interpretation that African slavery was mild and resulted in the slaves' assimilation.

Instead, slaves were used extensively in production, although the exploitation methods and the relationships to world markets differed from those in the Americas. Madagascan slaves spoke Malagasy while slaves originating from East Africa had their own languages to communicate.

Furthermore, the way in which slaves were individually acquired through sales from Cape Town meant that it was incredibly unlikely to have a unit of slaves working on a farm with a common origin, language or culture.

Postcolonial/Slave Memory in Post-apartheid South Africa (Wits, ) takes up the challenge of articulating the pertinence of this period for the present. My book, Regarding Muslims: from Slavery to Post-apartheid (Wits, ), examines the place of Muslims in the confluence of slavery and the making of race and sex in South Africa.

Slavery was a subject glossed over in the history classes we were taught in apartheid-era schools. Presented as a more benign version of slavery elsewhere, slave-owners in South Africa were portrayed as paternal figures caring for their child-like slaves while attempting to “civilise” : Nadia Kamies.

Sometime ina Portuguese slave ship, the São João Bautista, traveled across the Atlantic Ocean with a hull filled with human cargo: captive Africans from Angola, in southwestern Africa. : Echoes of Slavery: Voices from South Africa's Past () by Jackie Loos and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(5).

April 1: Collected Poems by Gabriel Okara (Nebraska University Press) Along with publishing a first book by an emerging new African poet each year, the Africa Book Fund has also committed to publishing a collected edition of “a major living African poet” each year, and this year it is Gabriel Okara, the only person who could ever be called both “the elder statesman of Nigerian literature Author: Aaron Bady.

The importation of slaves in South Africa 's Cape Colony greatly enlarged its population. Imported from other parts of Africa, Madagascar, India and East Asia, they were mainly used as labourers and servants but many of them were skilled carpenters and bricklayers.

Delegates agreed that each slave would count as three-fifths of a person, giving the South more representation, and that the slave trade would be banned 20 years hence, in.

From surveys conducted in South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria and Ethiopia by the Foundation, slavery in Sub-Saharan Africa was found to take the form of forced labour and forced marriage. Introduction. Slavery is viewed as an ancient and universal institution and thus it can be found in a diversity of forms throughout Africa.

During the period of the Atlantic world, slavery served multiple roles within Africa and provided a foundation for the transatlantic slave trade in that Europeans found slaves for sale within Africa. Slavery has historically been widespread in Africa, and still continues today in some countries.

Systems of servitude and slavery were common in parts of Africa, as they were in much of the ancient many African societies where slavery was prevalent, the enslaved people were not treated as chattel slaves and were given certain rights in a system similar to indentured servitude.

As the slave trade intensified in the 16 and s, it also became harder not to participate in the trade in some regions of West Africa. The enormous demand for African slaves led to the formation of a few states whose economy and politics were centered around slave raiding and Author: Angela Thompsell.East Africa's forgotten slave trade Over several centuries countless East Africans were sold as slaves by Muslim Arabs to the Middle East and other places via the Sahara desert and Indian Ocean.