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Onrust 87/1: An Early Colonial Farm Complex in the Western Cape

Hall, M, Brink, Y and Malan, A 1988, 'Onrust 87/1: An Early Colonial Farm Complex in the Western Cape' , The South African Archaeological Bulletin, 43 (148) , pp. 91-99.

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In this paper, we describe an early colonial farm complex near Stellenbosch. We show how the single, eighteenth century farmhouse, with roots in the European vernacular, was transformed into a werf in the Cape manorial style, probably when its owner achieved local prominence as a wine farmer in the early nineteenth century. We argue that detailed studies such as this contribute to a revision of the nature of colonialism in southern Africa.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Subjects / Themes > C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
Subjects / Themes > D History General and Old World > DT Africa
Memory, Text and Place
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences > Centre for Social Justice Research
Strategic Leadership Team
Journal or Publication Title: The South African Archaeological Bulletin
Publisher: South African Archaeological Society
Refereed: Yes
Depositing User: AL Sherwin
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2010 14:20
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 16:15

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