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Burdened by race Coloured identities in Southern Africa by Mohamed Adhikari
  

Burdened by race Coloured identities in Southern Africa

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Burdened by race Coloured identities in Southern Africa by Mohamed Adhikari

Burdened by Race showcases recent innovative research and writing on coloured identity in southern Africa. It brings new levels of understanding to coloured self-identification and manifestations of colouredness across the region, using interlinking themes and case studies from South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi to present analyses that challenge and overturn much of the conventional wisdom around this identity.

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This is a valuable contribution to the literature on an identity that continues to be susceptible to marginalisation in post-apartheid South Africa. It is also both a useful resource for scholars engaged in research in this field and accessible enough to appeal to potential readers beyond academia. -- Historia (October 2012)


About the Author

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.

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Book Info

Publication date

30th November 2008

Author

Mohamed Adhikari

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Publisher

University of Cape Town Press

Format

Paperback
272 pages

Categories

Sociology
African history

ISBN

9781919895147

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