Coon Carnival: New Year in Cape Town : Past to Present
This edition has been created using digital cartography. The use of political colours on the maps helps to emphasize individual countries and place names rather than landforms, using distinctive colours to make identification easier.
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New Year in Cape Town in the 1990s
A Celebration of Life
Slavery and rainbow balls
The consolidation of a Creole culture
The emergence of the Cape Town Coon
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