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Status and Respectability in the Cape Colony, 1750–1870 : A Tragedy of Manners.

By: Series: African StudiesPublisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1999Copyright date: ©1999Description: 1 online resource (221 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9780511150678
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Status and Respectability in the Cape Colony, 1750–1870 : A Tragedy of MannersDDC classification:
  • 968.703
LOC classification:
  • DT1813 .R67 1999
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover -- Half-title -- Series-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Under the VOC -- Clothing and display -- Hierarchy, age and gender -- Shame and punishment -- The rituals of state -- Two funerals, Elizabeth Swellengrebel and Rijk Tulbagh -- Key -- The life-cycle rituals of the burghers -- The Bastards, the Free Blacks and the Fire Service -- The stereotyping of slaves -- Hierarchy and the limits of hegemony -- 3 English and Dutch -- Law -- Language -- 1820 settlers and English nationalism -- April 1852 -- 4 The content of respectability -- A courtship and a marriage -- Gender and gentility -- The outward signs: housing -- The outward signs: clothing -- Education -- 5 Christianity, status and respectability -- Who? The social politics of baptism -- Where? Seating in church. -- Which? Denominational strife -- Wherein? Church architecture -- What? Missions, the reformation in manners and the struggle for acceptance -- 6 Outsiders -- The making of an underclass community in Cape Town -- Grahamstown -- The culture of the farm labourers -- Islam: an alternative respectability -- 7 Acceptance and rejection -- The celebration and disappointments of emancipation -- Ordinance 50 and after -- Acceptance and rejection -- The panic of 1851 -- Politics Deep and Politics High -- 8 Conclusion -- Bibliography -- OFFICIAL PUBLICATIONS -- BRITISH PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS -- CAPE PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS -- OTHER -- GENERAL -- Index.
Summary: This 1999 book is a cultural interpretation of South Africa's colonial history, specifically the Cape Colony, between 1750 and 1870.
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Cover -- Half-title -- Series-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Under the VOC -- Clothing and display -- Hierarchy, age and gender -- Shame and punishment -- The rituals of state -- Two funerals, Elizabeth Swellengrebel and Rijk Tulbagh -- Key -- The life-cycle rituals of the burghers -- The Bastards, the Free Blacks and the Fire Service -- The stereotyping of slaves -- Hierarchy and the limits of hegemony -- 3 English and Dutch -- Law -- Language -- 1820 settlers and English nationalism -- April 1852 -- 4 The content of respectability -- A courtship and a marriage -- Gender and gentility -- The outward signs: housing -- The outward signs: clothing -- Education -- 5 Christianity, status and respectability -- Who? The social politics of baptism -- Where? Seating in church. -- Which? Denominational strife -- Wherein? Church architecture -- What? Missions, the reformation in manners and the struggle for acceptance -- 6 Outsiders -- The making of an underclass community in Cape Town -- Grahamstown -- The culture of the farm labourers -- Islam: an alternative respectability -- 7 Acceptance and rejection -- The celebration and disappointments of emancipation -- Ordinance 50 and after -- Acceptance and rejection -- The panic of 1851 -- Politics Deep and Politics High -- 8 Conclusion -- Bibliography -- OFFICIAL PUBLICATIONS -- BRITISH PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS -- CAPE PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS -- OTHER -- GENERAL -- Index.

This 1999 book is a cultural interpretation of South Africa's colonial history, specifically the Cape Colony, between 1750 and 1870.

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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2019. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.

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