Coon Carnival: New Year in Cape Town : Past to Present

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New Africa Books, 1999 - Blacks - 193 pages
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Contents

Acknowledgements
1
New Year in Cape Town in the 1990s
7
A Celebration of Life
39
Slavery and rainbow balls
49
The consolidation of a Creole culture
65
The emergence of the Cape Town Coon
77
Carnivals grow and multiply
97
Apartheid hits the Coons
125
Gimme Hope
147
From rainbow balls to rainbow carnivals?
171
Bibliography
183
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