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Fragile histories, fugitive lives : justice and injustice at the Cape, 1700-1800 / Keith Dietrich and Hans Heese

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Author:
Dietrich, Keith Hamilton 1950- http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2008018150 http://viaf.org/viaf/46562410  Search this
Heese, H. F. http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n78026384 http://viaf.org/viaf/3729975  Search this
Writer of added commentary:
Van Robbroeck, Lize http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no00051446 http://viaf.org/viaf/46306498  Search this
Subject:
Nederlandsche Oost-Indische Compagnie History  Search this
Physical description:
2 volumes in 1 binding (unpaged) in slipcase : color illustrations ; 25 x 36 cm
Type:
Specimens
Artists' books
Artists' books (books)
Smithsonian Libraries artists' books
Place:
Netherlands
Cape of Good Hope (South Africa)
South Africa
Date:
2012
18th century
Notes:
Volume is bound French door style and contains two separate books: Book One, including an introduction by Keith Dietrich and an essay by Lize Van Robbroeck, and Book Two, bound concertina style, lists names, ages, crimes, and punishments as researched by historian Hans Heese
Includes the essay "Keith Dietrich's Fragile Histories," by Lize Van Robbroeck
AFA copy has bookplate: Smithsonian Institution Libraries, Gift from the Margery Masinter Foundation Endowment for Illustrated Books.
AFA copy is number 5 of 10 and is signed by the artist.
Summary:
"Fragile histories, fugitive lives: justice and injustice at the Cape, 1700-1800 supplements a series of four photomontage triptychs of the same title. This book narrates the tensions and textures of early colonial encounters at the Cape in South Africa"--Book 1
Topic:
Artists' books  Search this
Colonies  Search this
Administration  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1112464