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Gender and honour in middle-class Cape Town : the making of colonial identities, 1828-1850

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This study comprises an examination of the role of ideas concerning gender roles and respectability in the elaboration of a specific notion of a white colonial middle class in Cape Town, Cape Colony, in the decades before the establishment of Representative Government at the Cape. It pays particular attention to the cultural interaction of the incoming British settlers with the older Dutch society already in place in Cape Town. The insertion of British middle-class ideals of domesticity in...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Magdalen College
Department:
Humanities Division - History Faculty
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Publication date:
1997
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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ora:9322

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