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History of South Africa under the administration of the Dutch East India Company, 1652 to 1795.
George McCall Theal
Originally published, London: Swan Sonnenschein, 1897.
The Dutch East India Company, called the Verenigde Oostindische Compagnie or VOC in Dutch, was a company whose main purpose was trade, exploration, and colonization throughout the 17th and 18th centuries. It was created in and lasted until It is considered to be one of the first and most successful international : Amanda Briney. Cape Town: Ships sailing to and from the east make a habit of calling in at the bay below Table mountain - to barter with the Khoikhoi tribes of the region for fresh food, and to engage in an informal postal system. Letters and news sheets are left under marked stones, to await a particular recipient or to be carried in the appropriate direction by the next passing ship.
This is the history of South Africa, from the late s until about , and the bulk of the book is the 20th century. It describes a little about the native South Africans before settlers arrived, then goes through the story of the Dutch taking over, then the British, how apartheid began, what it meant for the various ethnic groups, and /5. The Dutch East India Company established a permanent lly intending only to create a base camp for sailors going around the Cape for the spice trade, they gradually establish farms to grow produce and move inland.
The Dutch colonial empire (Dutch: Nederlandse koloniale rijk) comprised the overseas territories and trading posts controlled and administered by Dutch chartered companies—mainly the Dutch West India Company and the Dutch East India Company—and subsequently by the Dutch Republic (–), and by the modern Kingdom of the Netherlands after Membership: 29 countries, Colonies: Netherlands, . South Africa was first invaded by the Dutch in That is when the colonial invasion of South Africa started. They first arrived at the Table Bay and there were to establish the Dutch East India Company. However, the original plan of the Dutch was not to have a full fledged colony. After the French Revolution, France occupied the Netherlands.
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History of South Africa under the administration of the Dutch East India Company, to by Theal, George McCall, Pages: The Dutch settlement history in South Africa began in March with the shipwreck of the Dutch ship Nieuwe Haarlem.
The shipwreck victims built a small fort named “Sand Fort of the Cape of Good Hope”. They stayed for nearly one year at the Cape. Finally they were rescued by a fleet of 12 ships under the command of W.G.
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At this time was introduced a system of raising revenue by means of farming out certain privileges, a system which remained in force as long as the East India Company was the governing power in South Africa.
RICHMOND, VA—The Dutch East India Company established a small settlement at what is now Cape Town in The initial purpose of the settlement was to provide a rest stop and supply station for trading vessels making the long journey from Europe, around the cape of southern Africa, and on to India and other points : Thad Williamson.
Dutch East India Company, byname of United East India Company, Dutch Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie, trading company founded in the Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands) in to protect that state’s trade in the Indian Ocean and to assist in the Dutch war of independence from company prospered through most of the 17th century as the instrument of the powerful Dutch.
History of South Africa under the administration of the Dutch East India Company ( to ) [electronic resource] / By George McCall Theal. Abstract. Part of a CIHM set. For individual microfiches in this set, see CIHM microfiche nos.
"With maps.""Vol. I."Electronic of access: Internet.4Author: George McCall Theal. It was the gradual dispossession of local Khoikhoi pastoralists by early Dutch settlers that opened up the area for European settlement. Cape Town was founded by the Dutch East India Company or the Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie (VOC) in as a refreshment outpost.
The outpost was intended to supply VOC ships on their way to Asia with fresh fruits, vegetables. The Cape came under Dutch rule from to and again from to Much to the dismay of the shareholders of the Dutch East India Company, who focused primarily on making profits from the Asian trade, the colony rapidly expanded Capital: First the Castle of Good Hope, then Kaapstad.
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Dutch East India Company established a settlement at Cape Town as refreshment station for ships in trade between Europe and Asia, under command of Jan van Riebeeck. Meat was procured from the Khoi and vegetables grown in the company garden. Since Khoi labor was not forthcoming, the company imported slaves fromFile Size: KB.
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South Africa assisted the Allied war effort by capturing the two German colonies of German West Africa and German East Africa, as well as participating in battles in.
The Arrival of Jan Van Riebeeck in the Cape - 6 April On 24 Decemberaccompanied by his wife and son, Jan van Riebeeck set off from Texel in The Netherlands for the Cape of Good Hope.
Van Riebeeck had signed a contract with the Dutch East India Company (VOC) to oversee the setting up of a refreshment station to supply Dutch ships on.
South Africa is a country of many cultures, known by its citizens as the Rainbow Nation. The aboriginal indigenous people – the San Bushmen and Khoikhoi (collectively known as Khoisan) were joined by an influx of Bantu and Europeans to evolve into present-day South Africa’s cultural make-up.Company rule in India (sometimes, Company Raj, "raj ", lit.
"rule" in Hindi) was the rule or dominion of the British East India Company over parts of the Indian is variously taken to have commenced inafter the Battle of Plassey which saw the Company conquest of the proto-industrialised Mughal Bengal.
Later, the Company was granted the Capital: Calcutta (–).Early South African book collections include over 4, volumes bequeathed to the Dutch Reformed Church by Joachim von Dessin, a Dutch East India Company soldier at the Cape between andand that amassed by *Grey after (while governor of the Cape Colony), which formed the core of the foundation collection of the *South African.