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eBook Burdened By Race: Coloured Identities in Southern Africa download ISBN: 1919895140
Author: Mohamed Adhikari
Publisher: Juta Academic (April 1, 2009)
Language: English
Pages: 272
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Mohamed Adhikari is Associate Professor in the Department of Historical Studies at the University of Cape Town. He is the author of several books on coloured identity, such as Burdened by Race (UCT Press, 2008), and teaches a course at UCT and at Stanford.

Mohamed Adhikari is Associate Professor in the Department of Historical Studies at the University of Cape Town. Bibliographic information. Burdened by Race: Coloured Identities in Southern Africa OAPEN Library. Juta and Company Ltd, 2009.

Burdened By Race book. Drawing on a wide range of disciplines and applying fresh theoretical insights, the book brings new levels of understanding to processes of coloured self-identification. Examines diverse manifestations of coloredness in southern Africa, with case studies from South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi, to present analyses that challenge and overturn the conventional wisdom around colored identity.

Burdened By Race: Coloured Identities in Southern Africa. The book is one of the few that examines in detail various aspects of Coloured people’s history, including the disconcerting and discomfiting aspects of Coloured identity rarely discussed in other texts

Burdened By Race: Coloured Identities in Southern Africa. The book is one of the few that examines in detail various aspects of Coloured people’s history, including the disconcerting and discomfiting aspects of Coloured identity rarely discussed in other texts. A well-written and strongly argued book with original, stimulating and thought-provoking ideas. He does so without reducing the complexity that is the sine qua non of this category. International Journal of African Historical Studies.

Burdened by race : Coloured identities in southern Africa. Cape Town: UCT Press. This is reflected in their preference of the term 'Anglo-African' over 'coloured' and 'half-caste'. p. 209. ISBN 978-1-91989-514-7. Although all three were used, 'Anglo-African' had the advantage of emphasising their partial descent from colonists. Milner-Thornton, Juliette Bridgette (2012). The long shadow of the British empire: The ongoing legacies of race and class in Zambia. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan. 11. ISBN 978-0230340183. Read on the Scribd mobile app. Download the free Scribd mobile app to read anytime, anywhere. Publisher: Juta AcademicReleased: Apr 1, 2009ISBN: 9781919895741Format: book.

With the purchase of Kobo VIP Membership, you're getting 10% off and 2x Kobo Super Points on eligible items. Your Shopping Cart is empty. There are currently no items in your Shopping Cart. Processes in development of the Southern African Frontier The Frontier in History: North America and Southern Africa Compared. Frontiers: The Epic of South Africa's Creation and the Tragedy of the Xhosa People. Instead I try to bring to light several aspects of what I call "the hidden life of class" in the United States. pivotal to racial thinking in southern African societies. The nature of colouredness has always been a highly emotive and controversial issue because it embodies many of the racial antagonisms. More). Between Black and White: The History of Coloured Politics in South Africa.

For most South Africans and others familiar with South Africa the answer will be "people of mixed race. Mohamed Adhikari's work attempts a corrective to this kind of de-contextualized portrayal and assessment of Coloured politics and identity. In Not White Enough, Not Black Enough-a slim volume of 187 pages-Adhikari attempts to place Colouredness as a product, not of any biological process such as "mixture," but rather as one of the politics of the last century or so.

Burdened by Race showcases recent innovative research and writing on coloured identity in southern Africa. Drawing on a wide range of disciplines and applying fresh theoretical insights, the book brings new levels of understanding to processes of coloured self-identification. This collection also breaks virgin ground by examining diverse manifestations of colouredness across the region, using interlinking themes and case studies from South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi to present analyses that both challenge and overturn much of the conventional wisdom around the identity in the current literature.