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Writing the Ancestral River : a Biography of the Kowie.

Author: Jacklyn Cock
Publisher: Johannesburg : Witwatersrand University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A formative meeting ground of Khoikhoi herders, Xhosa pastoralists, Dutch trekboers and British settlers, whose descendants continue to live in the area and shape the history and natural world, the Kowie River (Eastern Cape, South Africa) is key to linking the colonial past with current ecological and political reality.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Cock, Jacklyn.
Writing the Ancestral River : A Biography of the Kowie.
Johannesburg : Witwatersrand University Press, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jacklyn Cock
ISBN: 9781776141890 177614189X
OCLC Number: 1096517389
Description: 1 online resource (222 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; 1. Motivations; 2. The Kowie River; 3. The Battle; 4. The Harbour; 5. The Marina; 6. Connecting Nature and Justice through Rivers; Appendix; Notes; Glossary of isiXhosa Terms; List of Figures; Bibliography; Index

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A formative meeting ground of Khoikhoi herders, Xhosa pastoralists, Dutch trekboers and British settlers, whose descendants continue to live in the area and shape the history and natural world, the Kowie River (Eastern Cape, South Africa) is key to linking the colonial past with current ecological and political reality.

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