The OVS and ZAR, squeezed between the British-ruled Cape Colony
to the south and west, Zululand to the east and Matabeleland and Bechuanaland to the north, were constantly fearful of native revolts.
Notwithstanding Bettina's current book-length project on marriage, inheritance and property in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the Cape Colony
that charts family histories across generations and geographies, she and I co-authored a chapter that explores how British colonizers in the imperial parliament debated and defined race, demarcated colonists of French and British origin, and deliberated over what political rights (if any) ought to be conceded to those in the British colony of Lower Canada.
Prior to the development of asylums in the eastern regions of the Cape Colony
, mentally ill patients were not only 'admitted' to jails but were also treated at general hospitals.
The history of slavery in the Cape Colony
plays a large, if at times subliminal, part in early writing about food in the Cape, and Baderoon refers to local cook Cass Abrahams's thoughts in a 2002 interview when saying that the "contents, methods and rituals of "Cape Malay' food demonstrate its development under slavery .
1899-1902 In the Boer War, Britain defeats the Afrikaners (descendents of Dutch settlers) and takes full control of the Cape Colony
As the historian Nigel Worden argues, in the Cape Colony
, Islam offered enslaved people "a degree of independent slave culture" that did not fall under the control of the dominant society.
As a result of European wars involving France, Holland and Britain, the Cape Colony
had become a British possession by the early part of the 19th century.
Considering both the relationship of Cecil John Rhodes, formerly Prime Minister of the Cape Colony
and finally imperialist par excellence, with the architect Sir Herbert Baker and the relationship between Baker's monumental buildings in Pretoria and New Delhi, Metcalf earlier wrote in an article in History Today (1986:12):
Scholars have expressed suripsingly little interest in examining the initial period of northerly expansion from the Cape Colony
in the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
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Britain suddenly began to take an imperial interest in what was happening beyond the borders of its Cape Colony
- an interest that culminated in the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902.