3 edition of Hottentots (Khoi-Khoin) found in the catalog.
E. H. W. Lategan
|LC Classifications||DT764.K45 L38 1982|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||42 p. :|
|Number of Pages||42|
|LC Control Number||83148077|
Hottentot definition: a member of a nomadic pastoral people of SW Africa | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. Ethnic groups and their languages. Khoikhoi, the main ethnic group for which Hottentot was once the usual term in English. Khoekhoe language; Khoisan, a wider ethnic group including the Khoikhoi for which Hottentot was also widely used. Khoisan language; Hottentot Venus, term used for at least two Khoikhoi women exhibited as freak-show attractions in nineteenth-century Europe.
Aernout van Overbeke. In the beginning of Overbeke, a lawyer and Admiral of the return-fleet, touched at the Cape. He made a formal purchase of the land, then occupied by the Dutch East India Co. He paid the Hottentots about £, not in cash but in goods, the real value of which was less than £ Download Book» A Narrative of Four Journeys Into the Country of the Hottentots, and Caffraria; In the Years One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy-Seven, Eight, an RQIFGMTW4UE9 Created Date Z.
A Narrative of Four Journeys Into the Country of the Hottentots, and Caffraria [Paterson, William] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Narrative of Four Journeys Into the Country of the Hottentots, and CaffrariaAuthor: William Paterson. Dr. Hahn's book has been regarded as a kind of triumph over inquirers who believe that ancestor-worship enters into myth, and that the purer element in myth is the later. But where is the triumph? Even on Dr. Hahn's own showing, ancestor-worship among the Hottentots has swamped the adoration of the Infinite.
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Hottentot (British and South African English / ˈ h ɒ t ən ˌ t ɒ t /) is a term that was historically used to refer to the Khoikhoi, the non-Bantu indigenous nomadic pastoralists of South Africa. The term has also been used to refer to the non-Bantu indigenous population as a whole, now collectively known as the Khoisan.
Use of the term is now deprecated and considered offensive, the. The book evokes its time ( or so) richly and satisfyingly with a story that is more than a match for the times and the writing.
To my eye, there's only one misstep and, likely, others wouldn't find it so. Read more. 8 people found this helpful. Helpful. Hottentots book Comment Report abuse/5(26). Khoekhoen (or Khoikhoi in the former orthography; formerly also Hottentots) are the traditionally nomadic pastoralist indigenous population of southwestern Africa.
They are often grouped with the hunter-gatherer San (literally "Foragers") peoples. The designation "Khoekhoe" is actually a kare or praise address, not an ethnic endonym, but it has been used in the literature as an ethnic term for. The book shows the impact of race, sex, and class on the life options for African women in the Western world.
Other topics Hottentots book genocide, slavery, legal status in society, poverty of women, and the humanity of the "least important " perso ebook review: A historical fiction account of the life of one of the most important women of African /5.
The Story of Hottentots Holland: Social History of Somerset West, The Strand, Gordon's Bay and Sir Lowry's Pass Over Three Centuries: Author: Peggy Heap: Edition: 3, revised: Publisher: Peggy Heap, ISBN:Length: pages:.
The word Hottentot is first recorded in the late 17th century and was a name applied by white Europeans to the Khoikhoi. It is now regarded as offensive with reference to people and should always be avoided in favor of Khoikhoi or the names of the particular peoples.
When the first Europeans (the Portuguese) came to South Africa, they found what is now Cape Colony divided between Bushmen and Hottentots. The Bantu tribes were chiefly north of the Zambesi. The Bushmen were smaller than the Hottentots physically. The origin of the Hottentots is a question which has given rise to much discussion.
Had the history of Britain been more broadly told, “African Queen” would be a better book, and the woman and curiosity that was the Hottentot Venus would be much plainer to see.
The Story of Hottentots Holland: Social History of Somerset West, the Strand Gordon's Bay and Sir Lowry's Pass Over Three Centuries by Peggy Heap presents a comprehensive regional history on the region known as Hottentots Holland, regarding the social and cultural developments, and includes 42 illustrations, mostly old photographs, that supplement the text and contribute to the atmosphere of.
In the early chapters of the book, he describes in great detail the Hottentots and other indigenous peoples of the region - fascinating stuff, how they lived their lives and interacted. Then the story moves on to settlement and colonization by Europeans - first the Dutch Boers, and then the English.
Hottentot definition, Khoikhoi. See more. Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd.Hottentot Venus“Hottentot Venus” was the moniker given to a series of women exhibited in sexually suggestive, ethnic curiosity shows in England and France in the early nineteenth century.
The woman who is most linked with the icon, Saartjie Baartman, was the first to take the role. Baartman, who was also called Sarah or Sara, was a native of South Africa. Early Cape Hottentots, described in the writings of Olfert Dapper (), Willem ten Rhyne () and Johannes Gulielmus de Grevenbroek () Cape Town, The Van Riebeeck Society, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Olfert Dapper; Willem ten Rhijne; Johannes Gulielmus de Grevenbroek; Isaac Schapera; Benjamin.
Hottentot (hŏt′n-tŏt′) n. Hottentot or Hottentots Offensive 1. A Khoikhoi person. Any of the Khoisan languages of the Khoikhoi. [Afrikaans.] Hottentot (ˈhɒtənˌtɒt) npl -tot or -tots 1. (Peoples) a former name for Khoikhoi1 2. (Languages) any of the languages of this people, belonging to the Khoisan family [C from Afrikaans.
Wilhelm ten Rhyne, a physician of the Dutch East India Company, referred to the subject in a book written in Latin and published in The women to whom he refers must have been Hottentots, not Bushwomen, since they were among a group of cattle-dealers. This nature reserve lies in the majestic Hottentots Holland Mountains, about 90km south-east of Cape Town.
The 70 hectare reserve stretches from Elgin in the south to beyond Villiersdorp in the north, and from the Stellenbosch Mountains in the west, eastwards to the Groenland Mountains, and is a. 22 KAFFRARIE OF LANT DER HOTTENTOTS. Na het befrijven van al deze vrolijkheden, wierden d’oversten met rode kralen, kopere stokken, en platen, en elk daer en boven met een rolletje tabak beschonken; maer de gemene Hottentots moesten zich met het voorzelde onthael vernoegt houden: waer op zy alle gezamentliik, na dat een parthye dien nacht in het Fort geslapen had, weder.
King of the Hottentots. Cape Town, Howard Timmins, (OCoLC) Online version: Cope, John Patrick, King of the Hottentots. Cape Town, Howard Timmins, (OCoLC) Named Person: Xhoré, King of the Khoikhoi.; King of the Hottentots Xhore; Xhoré, King of the Khoikhoi.
Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book. The language of the Hottentots, which is remarkable for its clicking sounds. Hottentot cherry See Elephant's foot, under Elephant.
Origin: D. Hottentot; so called from hot and tot, two syllables of frequent occurrence in their language.
Source: Websters Dictionary. Hottentots synonyms, Hottentots pronunciation, Hottentots translation, English dictionary definition of Hottentots.
Hottentot or Hottentots Offensive 1. Baum's Tottenhots are clearly caricatures of the Hottentots of southern Africa, an impression accentuated by Neill's pictures of them.
Modern critics identify the depiction of the Tottenhots as one of the most blatant instances of racism to be found in Baum's books. HOTTENTOTS, an African people of western Cape Colony and the adjoining German territory, formerly widely spread throughout South Africa.
The name is that given them by the early Dutch settlers at the Cape, being a Dutch word of an onomatopoeic kind to express stammering, in reference to the staccato pronunciation and clicks of the native language.Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library.
"The Hottentots Worship the Moon. The hottentots adore a certain Insect" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 6,