The historical archaeology of Vergelegen, an early farmstead at the Cape of Good Hope
Markell, A, Hall, M and Schrire, C 1995, 'The historical archaeology of Vergelegen, an early farmstead at the Cape of Good Hope' , Historical Archaeology, 29 (1) , pp. 10-34.Full text not available from this repository.
Excavations at Vergelegen, a large estate in the Western Cape of South Africa that dates to the earliest years of the 18th century, have allowed archaeologists to address a number of questions about the nature of colonial settlement in this former Dutch colony. Primary among these were questions about slavery and about the interrelationships between slaves, colonists, and the indigenous inhabitants of the Cape of Good Hope. This article offers some of the results of this investigation, and an interpretation of those results in light of the original questions about slave community, slave-indigenous interaction, and early colonial architecture in the Cape.
|Themes:||Subjects / Themes > C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology|
Memory, Text and Place
|Schools:||Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care > School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work > Centre for Social Justice Research|
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|Journal or Publication Title:||Historical Archaeology|
|Publisher:||The Society for Historical Archaeology|
|Depositing User:||AL Sherwin|
|Date Deposited:||09 Dec 2009 09:28|
|Last Modified:||27 Sep 2011 11:55|
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