Marginality and the Cape Colored People

Extremely little seems to have been written on the strange position of the Cape Colored People in the scheme of apartheid. This essay is an attempt to focus on an important group caught between the poles of a pigmentocratic scale, by exploring the extent to which the Cape Colored are marginal to the two great ethnic protagonists. Footnotes.

Title:Marginality and the Cape Colored People
Author:Shevelew, H.R.
Year:1969
Periodical:Africa Today
Volume:16
Issue:4
Pages:5-8
Language:English
Geographic term:South Africa
Subject:Coloureds
External link:https://www.jstor.org/stable/4185019
Abstract:Extremely little seems to have been written on the strange position of the Cape Colored People in the scheme of apartheid. This essay is an attempt to focus on an important group caught between the poles of a pigmentocratic scale, by exploring the extent to which the Cape Colored are marginal to the two great ethnic protagonists. Footnotes.