'Slavery @ the Cape'
South African bibliography on slavery at the Cape of Good Hope


Recent Mainstream Academic Books
  • WORDEN Nigel [1985]  : Slavery In Dutch South Africa. African Studies series, no. 44. - Cambridge [Cambridgeshire]; New York; Cambridge University Press;
  • SCULLY, Pamela Frederika [1997] : Liberating The Family ? : Gender And British Slave Emancipation In The Rural Western Cape, South Africa, 1823-1853, Portmouth, NH, Heinemann publishers, ISBN : 0-85255-628-4;
  • WATSON, Richard Lyness [1990] : The Slave Question : Liberty And Property In South Africa - [Middletown, CT] Wesley University Press, Hanover. University Press of New England;
  • SHELL, Robert Carl-Heinz [1994] : Children Of Bondage : A Social History Of Slave Society At The Cape Of Good Hope, 1652-1834] - Hanover, University Press of New England/Johannesburg, Witwatersrand University Press,1994;
  • ELDREDGE, Elizabeth A & MORTON, Fred [1994] : Slavery In South Africa : Captive Labor On The Dutch Frontier [African modernization and development. -  Boulder : Westview Press/Pietermaritzburg, University of Natal Press, RSA
  • ROSS, Robert [1983] : Cape Of Torments : Slavery And Resistance In South Africa - London, Routledge and Kegan Paul.
  • WORDEN, Nigel & CRAIS, Clifton : Breaking The Chains : Slavery And Its Legacy In The Nineteenth Century Cape Colony, Johannesburg, Witwatersrand University Press, ISBN : 18681442671
  • BOESEKEN, Anna Jacoba [1977] : Slaves And Free Blacks At The Cape – 1658-1700, Cape Town, Tafelberg Uitgewers;
  • De KOCK, Victor [1950] : Those In Bondage : An Account Of The Slave At The Cape In The Days Of The Dutch East India Company, Cape Town, Howard B Timmins Publishers
  • NEWTON-KING, Susan : Masters And Servants On The Cape Eastern Frontier : 1760-1803
  • BANK, Andrew [1991] : The Decline Of Urban Slavery At The Cape, 1806-1843, Comunications No. 22 South Africa : University of Cape Town, Centre for African Studies;
  • MASON, J E [1992] : “Fit For Freedom : The Slaves, Slavery, And Emancipation In The Cape Colony, South Africa, 1806-1842”  PhD Thesis : Yale University [to be published in book form soon]

Chapters on Cape slavery in recent publications
  • ARMSTRONG, James C & WORDEN, Nigel A [1978] : "The Slaves, 1652-1834" , Chapter Three in the book, " The Shaping of South African Society, 1652-1840", edited by Richard ELPHICK and Hermann GILIOMEE.
  • SHELL, Robert [1989] : " The Family and Slavery at the Cape, 1680-1808", Chapter 2 in the book, "The Angry Divide", edited by Wilmot JAMES and Mary SIMONS, David Philips Publishers, Cape Town.
  • WORDEN, Nigel [1989] : " Adjusting to Emancipation : Freed slaves and Farmers in mid-nineteenth century South Western Cape", Chapter 3 , in the book, "The Angry Divide", edited by Wilmot JAMES and Mary SIMONS, David Philips Publishers, Cape Town.
  • ROSS, Robert [1989 ] : ' Structure and Culture in Pre-Industrial Cape Town : A Survey of knowledge and Ignorance", Chapter 4, in the book, "The Angry Divide", edited by Wilmot JAMES and Mary SIMONS, David Philips Publishers, Cape Town.
  • NEWTON-KING, Sue [ 1980] : " The Labour Market of the Cape Colony, 1807--1828", chapter in the book, "Economy and Society in Pre-Industrial South Africa", ed S MARKS and A ATMORES.


NOVELS WITH A HISTORICAL THEME ON CAPE SLAVERY

  • JACOBS, Rayda : The Slave Book, Cape Town, Kwela Publishers [Reconstruction of the social conditions at the Cape from the perspective of  both Eastern & Creole  slaves]
  • D’ARCY, M C : Golden Kris, Cape Town, Maskew Miller [Reconstruction of the slave situation at the Cape]
  • BRINK, Andre : A Chain Of Voices [Reconstruction of the Galant Slave Uprising] ;
  • BRINK, Andre : Hou-Den-Bek [Reconstruction of the Galant Slave Uprising in AFRIKAANS]
  • BRINK, Andre : An Instant In The Wind [A Cape Run-away slave and White settler woman crossing the plains of the Greater Karroo]

SOUTH AFRICAN BIBLIOGRAPHY ON EX-SLAVE SETTLEMENTS/ MISSION STATIONS
  • SAYLES, Jane [1975] : Mission Stations And Coloured Communities of the Eastern Cape, Cape Town, A A Balkema Publishers, RSA
  • KRUGER, Bernard [ 1966] : The Pear Tree Blossoms : The History Of The Moravian Church In South Africa, 1737-1869, Genadendal, Genadendal Printing Works, RSA
  • BALIE, Isaac [1988] : Die Geskiedenis Van Genadendal, 1738-1988, Cape Town, Perskor, RSA
  • LUDLOW, Elizabeth Helen, [1992] : Missions And Emancipation In The South Western Cape : A Case Study Of Groenekloof(Mamre), 1838-1852” M.A. diss, University of Cape Town, RSA
  • RUAM, Johannes [1952]: “The Development Of The Coloured Community At Genadendal Under The Influence Of The Missionaries Of The Unitas Fratum, 1792-1892, M.A. diss, University of Cape Town

KRONOS :  annual journal of Cape history (http://www.uwc.ac.za/arts/ihr/kronos/index.html)
A selection of research articles by academics on Slavery at the Cape. Similar research articles of related Cape History themes ranging from Missionary Christianity, Cape Coloured and Cape Malay ethnic communities at the Cape as descendants of Slaves and Free Blacks/Vrye Swartes of the 17th, 18th and 19th Century Colonial South Africa at the Cape of Good Hope.

This 22 year old journal on Cape history is produced and published by the Institute of Historical Research , the IHR based at the University of the Western Cape at Bellville. The IHN is headed by H Bredekamp at smentoor@uwc.ac.za or linked to <http://www.uwc.ac.za/arts/ihr/index.htm>

Vol.1 (1979)

  • H.F. Heese  : Identiteitsprobleme in die sewentiende eeu, KRONOS, Vol. 1 (1979)
  • J.L. Hattingh  : ‘n Ontleding van sekere aspekte van slawerny aan die Kaap in die sewentiende eeu, KRONOS, Vol. 1(1979)

  • BOOK REVIEWS
  • F.R. Bradlow and Margaret Cairns :   The Early Cape Muslims, a study of their mosques, genealogy  and origins Publisher : A.A. Balkema, Cape Town, 1978 KRONOS, Vol. 1 (1979)
Vol. 3 (1981)
  • J.L. Hattingh  : Die Blanke nageslag van Louis van Bengale en Lijsbeth van die Kaap, KRONOS, Vol. 3 (1981)
Vol. 4 (1981)
  • J.L. Hattingh  : Slawevrystrellings aan die Kaap, 1700-1720, KRONOS, Vol. 4(1981)
  • H.F. Heese  : Slawegesinne in die Kaap, 1665-1795 , KRONOS, Vol.4(1981)
Vol. 5 (1982)
  • A.J. Müller  : The Impact of Slavery on the economic development of South Africa, KRONOS, Vol. 5 (1982)
  • J.L. Hattingh  : Beleid en Praktyk: Die doop van slawekinders en die sluit van gemengde verhoudings aan die Kaap voor 1720, KRONOS,  Vol. 5 (1982)
  • N.A. Worden  : Violence, crime and slavery on Cape farmsteads in the eighteenth century, KRONOS,  Vol. 5 (1982)
  • A.J. Böeseken  : Wie was die vader van Lijsbeth van die Kaap? KRONOS, Vol. 5 (1982)

  • BOOK REVIEWS
  • G.C. de Wet :  Die Vryliede en Vryswartes in the Kaapse Nedersetting, 1675-1707.  Clark Boekhandel, Kaapstad, 1981 – Reviewed by HF Heese KRONOS, Vol. 5 (1982)
  • Achmat Davids  :  The Mosques of Bo-Kaap. A social history of Islam at the Cape. Publisher : The South African Institute of Arabic and Islamic Research, Athlone, Cape, 1980 – Reviewed by JL Hattingh KRONOS, Vol. 5 (1982)
Vol. 6 (1983)
  • J.L. Hatting  : Naamgewing aan Slawe, Vryswartes en ander Gekleurdes,  KRONOS, Vol. 6 (1983)
  • M. Cairns  : Slave Transfers, 1658-1795. A preliminary survey, KRONOS, Vol. 6 (1983)

  • BOOK REVIEWS
  • P.L. Scholtz, H.C. Bredekamp and H.F. Heese,    : Race Relations at the Cape of Good Hope, 1652-1795: A Select  Bibliography, Publisher : G.H. Hall & Co., Boston, Mass., 1982 – Reviewed by M Boucher (Unisa) KRONOS, Vol. 6 (1983)
Vol. 7 (1983)
  • J.L. Hattingh  : Die Klagte oor goeweneur W.A. van der Stel se slawebesit - ‘n beoordeling met behulp van kwantitatiewe data , KRONOS, Vol. 7 (1983)
  • H.F. Heese  : Die Inwoners van Kaapstad in 1800, KRONOS, Vol. 7 (1983)
Vol. 9 (1984)
  • J.L. Hattingh  : A.J. Boëseken se addendum van Kaapse slawe-verkooptransaksies: Foute en regstellings, KRONOS,  Vol. 9 (1984)
  • K.J. Pedro  : Die doopbediening aan slawe en vryswartes in die Kaapse Kerk, 1802-1812, KRONOS,  Vol. 9 (1981)
  • C. Saunders  : Between slavery and freedom: the importation of prize negroes to the Cape in the aftermath of emancipation, KRONOS, Vol. 9 (1981)
  • R. Shell   : S.E. Hudson’s “Slaves”,  KRONOS, Vol. 9 (1981)

  • BOOK REVIEWS
  • Emancipation Day and The Press, 1834-1984/Vrystellingsdag soos berig in die Pers, 1834-1984 KRONOS, Vol. 9 (1984)
Vol. 10 (1985)
  • M. Cairns  : Freeblack landowners in the Southern Suburbs of the Cape Peninsula during the Eighteenth Century, KRONOS, Vol. 10 (1985)
  • J.L. Hattingh  : Grondbesit in die Tafelvallei. Deel I, Die eksperiment. Grondbesit van Vryswartes, KRONOS, Vol. 10 (1985)

  • BOOK REVIEWS
  • N Worden:  Slavery in Dutch South Africa. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1985  KRONOS, Vol. 10/1985
Vol. 11 (1986)
  • H.F. Heese  : Mortaliteit onder V.O.C.-slawe, 1720-1782, KRONOS, Vol. 11 (1986)
Vol. 12 (1987)
  • H.F. Heese  : Kriminele Sake: Hofuitsprake aan die Kaap, 1700-1750, KRONOS,  Vol. 12 (1987)
  • K. Elks   : The Police and crime in Cape Town, 1825-1850, KRONOS, Vol. 12 (1987)
  • G. Lubbe  : Robben Island: The early years of Muslim resistance, KRONOS, Vol. 12 (1987)
  • A. Davids  : “My religion is superior to the law”: The survival of Islam at the Cape of Good Hope, KRONOS, Vol. 12 (1987)
Vol. 14 (1988)
  • J.L. Hattingh  : Kaapse Notariële Stukke waarin slawe van die Vryburgers en Amptenare vermeld word 1658-1670 – Deel I , KRONOS, Vol. 14 (1988)
  • H.F. Heese  : Enlightenment, Europeans and Slaves in 18th Century - South Africa, KRONOS,  Vol. 14 (1988)
Vol. 15 (1989)
  • J.L. Hattingh  : Kaapse Notariële Stukke waarin slawe van die Vryburgers en Amptenare vermeld word Deel (II), KRONOS, Vol. 15 (1989)
  • R.C. Shell  : Samuel Hudson on Marriages and other customs at the Cape, KRONOS, Vol. 15 (1989)
Vol. 17 (1990)
  • J.L. Hattingh  : Slawerny in die V.O.C.-Gebied, KRONOS, Vol. 17 (1990)
  • I. Blom   : Defence in the Cape Colony under Batavian Rule, 1803-1806, KRONOS, Vol. 17 (1990)
  • A. Davids  : The ‘Coloured’ Image of Afrikaans in Nineteenth Century Cape Town, KRONOS, Vol. 17 (1990)
  • M. Ajam  : Dr. Abdullah Abdurahman - Benefactor of the Bo-Kaap, KRONOS, Vol. 17 (1990)
Vol. 18 (1991)
  • R. Shell   : The Short Life and Personal Belongings of one Slave: Rangton of Bali, 1673-1720, KRONOS, Vol. 18 (1991)
Vol. 19 (1992)
  • E. Elbourne  : Early Khoisan Uses of Mission Christianity, KRONOS, Vol. 19 (1992)
  • N. Tisani  : The Shaping of Gender Relations in Mission Stations, KRONOS, Vol. 19 (1992)
  • A. Davids  : Muslim-Christian Relations in Nineteenth Century Cape Town, 1825-1925, KRONOS, Vol. 19 (1992)
  • G.J. Schutte  : Nogmaals Rangton van Bali, KRONOS, Vol. 19 (1991)
  • R. Shell   : Rangton van Bali (1673-1720): Roots and Resurrection, KRONOS, Vol. 19 (1991)
Vol. 20 (1993)
  • Hermannus Hoetink and Gert Oostindie :  Robert Shell’s “Rangton van Bali”: A Note of the Dutch Historiography of Slavery, KRONOS, Vol. 20 (1993)
  • R Shell:  An interview with Anna J. Boëseken (by Robert Shell), KRONOS, Vol. 20 (1993)
Vol. 21(1994)
BOOK REVIEWS
  • Kirsten Mckenzie  : The Making of an English Slave-owner: Samuel Eusebius at the Cape  of Good Hope, 1796-1807 (Robert Shell), KRONOS, Vol. 21 (1994)
No. 22 (1995)
  • Robert Shell  : The March of the Mardijckers: The Toleration of Islam at the Cape, 1633-1861, KRONOS, Vol. 22 (1995)
  • Henry J. Bredekamp : The Battle of Muizenberg (1795): The Moravian Missionaries and the Telling  of Corps Pandouren History, KRONOS, Vol. 22 (1995)
  • Achmat Davids  : Imams and Conflict Resolution Practices among Cape Muslims in the Nineteenth Century, KRONOS, Vol. 22 (1995)

  • BOOK REVIEWS
  • Robert Ross  :  Beyond the Pale: Essays on the History of Colonial South Africa, Reviewed by Russel Viljoen, KRONOS, Vol. 22 (1995)
  • Robert Shell  : Children of Bondage: A social history of the slave society at the Cape  of Good Hope, 1652-1838, Reviewed by Hermann Giliomee, KRONOS, Vol. 22 (1995)
  • Nigel Worden and Clifton Crais  : Breaking the Chains: Slavery and its legacy in the nineteenth-century     Cape Colony, Reviewed by R.L. Watson, KRONOS, Vol. 22 (1995)
Vol. 23 (1996)
  • Yvette Abrahams : Was Eva Raped? An Exercise in Speculative History, KRONOS, Vol. 23 (1996)
  • Christine Landman : The Religious Krotoa (c1642 - 1674), KRONOS, Vol. 23 (1996)
  • Karel Schoeman : Kaapse Stamouers: Die Voorsate van Machtelt Smit, 1661 – 1749, KRONOS, Vol. 23 (1996)
  • Patricia van der Spuy : ‘What, Then, Was the Sexual Outlet for Black Males?’: A Feminist Critique of Quantitative Representations of Women Slaves at the Cape of Good Hope in the Eighteenth Century, KRONOS, Vol. 23 (1996)

  • BOOK REVIEWS
  • Henry Bredekamp and Robert Ross,eds.,   Missions and Christianity in South African History (Reviewed by Margaret Nash), KRONOS, Vol. 23 (1996)
  • Yusuf Da Costa and Achmat Davids:  Pages from the Cape Muslim History (Reviewed by Mohammed Haron), KRONOS, Vol. 23 (1996)
  • Karel Schoeman:   Die Wêreld van Susanna Smit 1799-1863 (Reviewed by J.C. Visagie), KRONOS, Vol. 23 (1996)
Vol. 24 (1997)
  • Robert E. Luster,  : The Amelioration of the Slaves in the British Empire, 1790-1833. Reviewed by Andrew Bank, KRONOS, Vol. 24 (1997)
  • Karel Schoeman: J.J. Kicherer en die Vroeë Sending, 1799-1806 (Reviewed by Henry Bredekamp), KRONOS, Vol. 24 (1997)
Vol. 25 (1998/1999)
  • Antonia Malan  : Chattels or Colonists? ‘Freeblack’ Women and their Households, KRONOS, Vol. 25 (1998/99)
  • Carohn Cornell  : Whatever Became of Cape Slavery in Western Cape Museums, KRONOS, Vol. 25 (1998/99)

  • BOOK REVIEWS
  • K. Schoeman: Dogter van Sion: Machtelt Smit en die 18de-eeuse samelewing aan die Kaap,1749-1799. Reviewed by H. Bredekamp, KRONOS, Vol. 25 (1998/99)
Vol. 26(2000)
  • R. Ross : Status and Respectability in the Cape Colony, 1750-1870 : A Tragedy of Manners KRONOS, Vol. 26 (2000)
  • N. Penn,  Rogues, Rebels and Runaways: Eighteenth-Century Cape Characters, KRONOS, Vol. 26 (2000)
  • S. Newton-King Masters and Servants on the Cape Eastern Frontier, KRONOS, Vol. 26 (2000)

  • BOOK REVIEWS
  • R. Elphick and R. Davenport (eds)  : Christianity in South Africa, A Political, Social and Cultural History. Reviewed by Dirk Jacobus Smit, KRONOS, Vl 26/2000
  • P. Scully  : Liberating the Family? Gender and Slave Emancipation in the Rural Western Cape, South Africa. Reviewed by Wendy Woodward,  KRONOS, Vol. 26 (2000)

Journal on Studies in the History of Cape Town
Occasional journal published by the History Department of the University of Cape Town in association with the Centre for African Studies Linked to  : www.uct.za/org/uctpress/
  • R Ross: The occupation of slaves in eighteen century Cape Town, Studies in the History of Cape Town, Vol 11/1980, pp1-14.
  • R Shell: Rites and rebellion : Islamic conversion at the Cape, 1808-1915, Studies in the History of Cape Town, Vol V/1984, pp1-46

Contributions on Cape slavery in the CAPENSIS -
Quarterly Journal of the Genealogical Society of South Africa (Western Cape / Hoeri-kwaggo / Wes-Kaap / Intshona Koloni)
  • Mansell G. Upham : The first recorded Chinese and Japanese at the Cape, CAPENSIS, No 2 (1997)
  • Mansell G. Upham : In hevigen woede: Part I: Groote Catrijn - earliest recorded female convict at the Cape of Good Hope - a study in upward mobility, CAPENSIS, No. 3 (1997)
  • Mansell G. Upham : In hewigen woede Part II: Christoffel Snijman: his curious origins and ambiguous position in early Cape colonial society, CAPENSIS, No. 4 (1997)
  • Mansell G. Upham : Maaij Ansela & the black sheep of the family: a closer look at the events surrounding the first execution of a free-burgher in early Cape colonial society, CAPENSIS , Nos. 4 (1997), 1, 2,3 & 4 (1998), 1 & 2 (1999)
  • Mansell G. Upham : In a kind of custody ... for Eva's sake, who speaks for Krotoa?, CAPENSIS, No. 4 (1997)
  • Mansell G. Upham :Who were the children of Eva Meerhoff?, CAPENSIS, No. 4 (1998)
  • Dr Hans F. Heese : The "Dutch"-Afrikaner genealogical & cultural heritage, CAPENSIS , No. 1 (1999)
  • Mansell G. Upham :Crolisation & indigenisation - Burlamacchi & Diodati family ties in the Dutch VOC empire, CAPENSIS, No. 4 (1999)
  • Andre M. van Rensburg : The Jigsaw puzzle: Isabella van Angola, Cornelis Claasen & Armosyn, CAPENSIS, No. 2 (2000)
  • Mansell G. Upham: Armosyn Revisited, CAPENSIS, No. 2 (2000)
  • Andre M. van Rensburg : The Amersfoort, CAPENSIS, No. 3 (2000)
  • Mansell G. Upham : At war with society ... Did God hear? - The curious baptism in 1705 of a 'Hottenot' named ISMAEL, CAPENSIS, No. 4 (2000)
  • Margaret Cairns : Census Return, BRD 27 - 1799 Cape Town, CAPENSIS, No. 4 (2000)
  • Mansell G. Upham : Keeping the gate of hell ... 'subliminal racism' & early Cape carnal conversations between black men & white women, CAPENSIS, No. 1 (2001)
  • Mansell G. Upham: In memoriam: FLORIDA (born 22 January 1669-died April 1669): mythologising the 'Hottentot' practice of infanticide - Dutch colonial intervention & the rooting out of Cape aboriginal custom, CAPENSIS, No 2 (2001)
  • Forthcoming:
  • Mansell G. Upham : Consecrations to God: the nasty, brutish and short life of SUSANNA from Bengal, otherwise known as ONE EAR: the Cape of Good Hope's 2nd recorded female convict, CAPENSIS.
  • Mansell G. Upham : SARA (c. 1648-1671) - an inquiry into the (mis)application against traditionally prescribed punishment against persons committing suicide during the VOC's colionial occupation of the cape of Good Hope, CAPENSIS.
  • Mansell G. Upham : B biographical list of all recorded slave women at the Cape of Good Hope for the period 1652-1688, CAPENSIS.

Articles in other journals
  • GREENSTEIN, Lewis J [1973] : " Slave and Citizen : the South African Case", RACE XV.
  • TRAPIDO, Stanley [1976] : " Aspects in the transition from Slavery to Serfdom : the South African Republic, 1842-1902", SSA, ICS, University of London, 6,20,1976.
  • ROSS, Robert [1977] : " Smallpox at the Cape of Good Hope in the eighteenth century", African Historical Demography , ed C Fyfe and D. McMaster 9 Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh).
  • RAYNER , Margaret [1981] : "Slaves, Slave-owner and the British State, 1806-1834", SSA, ICS, University of London, Vol 12, 28.
  • DELIUS, P and TRAPIDO, Stanley [1982] : "Inboekstellings and Oorlams : the Creation and Transformation of a Servile Class", Journal Of South African Studies, 8, 2, 1982 : 214-42.
  • RAYNER, Mary [1984] : " Labourers in the Vineyard" : work and resistance to servitude during the years of the wine-farming boom in the Cape colony, 1806-1824", Third History Workshop paper, University of the Witwatersrand.
  • WATSON, R L [1985] : "Slavery and Ideology : the South African case", International Journal Of African Historical Studies, Vol 20,1,1985 : 27-43.
  • SAUNDERS, C [1985] : " Liberated Africans in Cape Colony in the First Half of the Nineneenth Century", International Journal of African Historical Studies, 18, p224.
  • MASON, John [1986] : 'Slaveholder Resistance to the Amelioration of Slavery at the Cape", Centre for African Studies, University of Cape Town, Conference Paper, JULY 1986.
  • CRAIS, Clifton [1986] : "Gentry and Labour in Three Eastern Cape Districts : 1820-1865", The South African Historical Journal, Vol 18,1986, 125-46.
  • SCULLY, Pamela [1989] : "Criminality and Conflict in Rural Stellenbosch District, South Africa, 1870-1900", Journal Of African History, 30,1: 289-300.
  • SCULLY, Pamela [1990] : "The Bouquet of Freedom : Social and Economic Relations in the Stellenbosch", South Africa, c1870-1900", Centre for African Studies, University of Cape Town, Communications No. 17/1900.
  • ROSS, Robert [1994] : "Oppression , Sexuality and Slavery at the Cape of Good Hope", Historical Reflections/ Reflections Historiques, 6,2 : 421-33.
  • WARD, Kerry [1992] : " The Road to Mamre : Migration and Community in Countryside and City in the Early Twentieth Century", South African Historical Journal, 27 (1992) : 198-224.
  • VAN DER SPUY, Patricia [1992] : "Slave women and the Family in Nineteenth-Century Cape Town", South African Historical Journal, 27 (1992) : 50-74.
  • SHELL, Robert [1992] : " A Family Matter : The Sale and Transfer of Human beings at the Cape , 1658-1830", International Journal Of African Historical Studies 25 [1992] : 285-336.

African studies: disserations on Cape slavery
  • LATSKY, M [1943] : Slawewetgewing aan die Kaap (1806-1834), M A thesis, Stellenbosch University, [translation : "Slave legislation at the Cape,1806-1834"].
  • CRUSE, H P [1947] : " Die Opheffing van die Kleurling Bevolking", Stellenbosch University [translation: The Upliftment of the Coloured Population].
  • HENGHERR, Elizabeth [1953] : "Emancipation and After : a Study of Cape Slavery and the issues arising from it, 1830 -1843", M A thesis, University of Cape Town.
  • COETZEE, G C [1954] : " Die stryd om Delagoabaai en die Suidooskus, 1600-1800", Ph.D thesis, Stellenbosch University [translation : " The struggle for Delagoa Bay and the South East coast , 1600-1800'].
  • LIEBENBERG, B J [1959] : "Die Vrystelling van die Slawe in die Kaapkolonie en die implikasies daarvan", M A thesis, University of the Orange Free State, Republic of South Africa], [translation : "The emancipation of the Slaves in the Cape Colony and the implications thereof"].
  • GROBLER, J C H [1968] : " Die Arbeidsvraagstuk aan die Kaap, 1652-1662", M A thesis, Stellenbosch University,[ translation : The Labour question at the Cape, 1652-1662].
  • SHELL, Robert [1974] : "The Beginning of and Spread of Islam from the Beginning of Company Rule to 1838", B A (Hons) thesis, University of Cape Town.
  • VAN ZYL, D J [1978] : Die Slaaf in die Ekonomiese lewe van die Westelike Distrikte van die Kaapkolonie, 1795 - 1834 [ translation : "The Slave in the economic life of the Western Districts of the Cape Colony, 1795 - 1834"], The South African Historical Journal, Vol 10, 1978 : 3-25.
  • WORDEN, Nigel [1982] : " Rural Slavery in the Western Districts of Cape Colony during the Nineenth Century", Ph.D thesis, Cambridge.
  • FLEURS, N [1984] : "A Comparative Study of the Treatment of Slaves at the Cape and in the West Indies, 1806 - 1834", M A thesis, UNISA.
  • SHELL, Robert [1986] : "Slavery at the Cape of Good Hope, 1680-1731", Ph.D Thesis, Yale University;
  • DOOLING Wayne [1989]  : "Slaves, Slaveowners and Amelioration in Graaff-Reinet, 1823-1830", B A (Hons) thesis, University of Cape Town.
  • RAYNER, Mary Isabel [1992] : "Wine and Slaves : the Failure of an Export Economy and the Ending of Slavery in the Cape Colony, South Africa, 1806-1834", Ph.D Thesis : Duke University.
  • WARD, Kerry [1992] : " The Road to Mamre : Migration, Memory and the Meaning of Community c1900-1992," M A diss, University of Cape Town.

Earlier works on Cape slavery
  • WRIGHT, W [1831] : "Slavery at the Cape of Good Hope", London.
  • BLOMMAERT, W [1938] : " Het Invoeren van de Slavernij aan de Kaap", Archives Year Book No.1, pp1-29, [ translation : Importation of slaves to the Cape].
  • MARAIS, J S [1939] : " The Cape Coloured People, 1652-1937" , London, (Chapters on the Origin of Slaves and Emancipation of Slaves), London.
  • EDWARDS, I [1942] : "Towards Emancipation : a Study in South African Slavery", Cardiff, Lewis and Sons.
  • NEUMARK, S D [1957 ] : "Economic Influences on the South African Frontier, 1652-1836", Stanford, California.
  • BRADLOW, Frank R & CAIRNS, Margaret [1978] : " The Early Cape Muslims: A study of Mosques, Genealogy and Origins", published by A A Balkema Publishers, Cape Town, RSA.
  • DAVIDS, Achmat [1980] : " Mosques of the Bo-Kaap : A Social History of Islam at the Cape", published by the South African Institute of Arabic and Islamic Research, Athlone, RSA.

 
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