Sökning: "Cape Colony"

Hittade 3 avhandlingar innehållade orden Cape Colony.

  1. 1. Collateral Effect : Slavery and Wealth in the Cape Colony

    Författare :Igor Martins; Ekonomisk utveckling i det globala Syd; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Slavery; slave trade; slave emancipation; agricultural history; Cape Colony;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis reassesses the framework we have come to accept around the dynamics of slavery in a series of papers which, together, shed new light on the economics of coercion. Employing a range of newly digitized historical databases covering the economic life and genealogical history of the British Cape Colony through the 18th and 19th centuries, it explores the determinants of labor coercion in light of two significant institutional shocks: the Slave Trade Act 1807, when the transshipment of slaves became illegal, and the Slave Abolition Act 1833 when the possession of slaves was outlawed. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Relations of Absence : Germans in the East Indies and Their Families c. 1750–1820

    Författare :Francisca Hoyer; Margaret R. Hunt; Claudia Jarzebowski; Renate Dürr; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; British East India Company; Dutch East India Company; Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie; 18th century; 19th century; Southeast Asia; India; Cape Colony; Brandenburg-Prussia; German history; global family history; new imperial history; gender history; history of emotions; concubinage; inter-ethnic unions; colonialism; slavery; Ostindienfahrer; petitions;

    Sammanfattning : In the early modern period thousands of Germans, mostly men but also a few women and children, travelled to the Indian Ocean world in the service of the Dutch and British East India companies (VOC and EIC). Family played a key role for these Ostindienfahrer (East Indies travellers). LÄS MER

  3. 3. From the migrations of herders and farmers to the colonial era and the modern-day : Genetic inferences on African demographic history

    Författare :Rickard Hammarén; Mattias Jakobsson; Carina Schlebusch; Torsten Günther; Luca Pagani; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; admixture; African demography; human evolutionary genetics; population structure; sex-biased admixture; Africa; population genetics; Biology with Specialisation in Human Evolution and Genetics; Biologi med inriktning mot människans evolution och genetik;

    Sammanfattning : Africa is the birthplace of the human species and home to great linguistic, cultural, and genetic diversity. Despite this, the genetics of the peoples of the continent remains understudied. In this thesis, I apply population genetic approaches, to contribute to the knowledge of human demographic history in Africa. LÄS MER