Cape Lives of the Eighteenth Century

Karel Schoeman

Sketches the development of the Dutch colony at the Cape in the eighteenth century through the lives of eighteen individuals and families, primarily for the benefit of non-specialist and non-South African readers
Date Published :
March 2012
Publisher :
Protea Boekhuis
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ISBN : 9781869194840

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Presented in the form of biographies centering on a number of men, women and families varying in status and race, Cape Lives of the Eighteenth Century provides a vivid survey of the Cape of Good Hope at the end of the Dutch period, during a period of rapid and dramatic development and change for the colony. Written with non-South Africans in mind, these vivid biographies tell a story - even for non-historians.

About The Author

Karel Schoeman was one of South Africa’s most productive authors and wrote numerous novels, short novels, plays and historical works. His work received many awards (also international) over the years. He passed away on 1 May 2017.

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