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Adam Kok"s Griquas

Ross, Robert

Adam Kok"s Griquas

a study in the development of stratification in South Africa

by Ross, Robert

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kok, Adam, 1811-1875,
  • Griquas,
  • Griquas -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Ross.
    SeriesAfrican studies series ;, 21
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT764.G7 R67
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 194 p. :
    Number of Pages194
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5213666M
    ISBN 100521211999
    LC Control Number75043368

    Adam Kok III Great-grandson of Adam Kok I, Adam Kok III ruled the eastern Griqua at Philippolis from untü the early s, when hè and his people trekked across the Drakensberg to found a new state in what became known as Griqualand East. After more than a decade of inde-pendence there, the Griquas suddenly found themselves. History. The London Missionary Society (LMS) founded Philippolis in as a mission station for the local Griqua first, the area was referred to as Southern Transorangia. The town takes its name from Dr John Philip, who was the superintendent of the LMS from to Adam Kok II, a Griqua leader, settled here with his people in and became the protector of the mission station.

    Bibliography. Peter S. Anderson, Weapons of Peace: The Story of William and Johanna Anderson (); Robert Ross, Adam Kok’s Griquas (). Many letters to and from Anderson are in the LMS archives housed in the SOAS library, Univ. of London. The le Fleur Griqua colours: Adam Kok III's sculpture: Kok's chair -see photo above: The token coins held by the museum: Three Griquas outside the museum: The large African location at Kokstad: In the African location: John de Bruin - a carpenter: Where Adam Kok and his wife are buried today: The plaque on their tomb: The famous Griqua Church.

    The Griqua Chief, Adam Koks Memorial is in the centre of town. The absolute ideal location of La Teranga Bed and Breakfast, combined with our luxurious rooms and fitting combined with our private, but friendly atmosphere, provides you with the perfect place to stay during your next visit to Kokstad.   The Griqua clan was divided up into two such as Koks and Barendse, the first clan was made up of KhoiKhoi and the second one which is Barendse was made up of Griqua mixed with both African and Dutch ancestry, Adam Kok l married the daughter of Khoikhoi ethnic group, the Chariqua during the s he attracted the following as he moved up from.


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Summary: This book examines the ways in which racial and economic stratification were brought to coincide in pre-industrial South Africa by describing in detail the history of one group, the Griquas of Philippolis and Kokstad.

Book Description This book examines the ways in which racial and economic stratification were brought to coincide in pre-industrial South Africa by describing in detail the history of one group, the Griquas of Philippolis and Kokstad.5/5(1). Today marks years since Adam Kok III passed away.*.

Adam Kok III was the great-grandson of Adam Kok I. He was the chief of the Kok clan of the Griquas and ruled the eastern Griqua at Philippolis from until the early s, when he and his people trekked across the Drakensberg to found a new state in what became known as Griqualand East.

Description This book examines the ways in which racial and economic stratification were brought to coincide in pre-industrial South Africa by describing in detail the history of one group, the Griquas of Philippolis and Kokstad. Buy Adam Kok's Griquas: A Study in the Development of Stratification in South Africa (African Studies) 1 by Ross, Robert (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). The son of Adam Kok II, he was born in Griqualand West. Kok III was educated at the Philippolis Mission School after his family and father's followers moved to the area after disputes with other groups. He was appointed as a member of the Griqua Council at a young age.

Robert Ross: Adam Kok's Griquas: a study in the development of stratification in South Africa. (African Studies Series, ) xiv, pp. Cambridge, etc.: Cambridge University Press, £ - Volume 41 Issue 1 - Richard Gray. Image right: Adam Kok - from Dower's book. A group travelling through Mount Currie described the settlement thus, To our disgust and disappointment we found it (the laager) a very dirty place, consisting of about mudhuts, a few old wagons, and a lot of dirty old Griquas sitting or lying outside their dens.

A small church and a fort in the. The book is a huge contribution to the understanding and appreciation of the heritage of the “Ghaap” region.

The book is also being launched in Gauteng and at the McGregor Museum in Kimberley. The story of Barend Barends, one of the Griqua captains, has long been forgotten. His descendants are not even aware of his existence. The Griquas could trace their forefathers to two clans, the Koks and Barendse, the first made up mainly of Khoikhoi and the second of mixed European descent.

A freed slave, Adam Kok, who managed to obtain burgher rights and a farm near the present Piketberg, founded the. This extremley rare forty page booklet was aimed at encouraging Dutch settlers to a sugar cane farm in Natal in the s after the boers (Dutch) were defeated by the British in this region.

William Karel Ente, who arrived in Natal on the Prins Frederick der Nederlandeninpublished this. PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma commemorated the th birthday of Adam Kok with about 5 Khoisan people at the Castle of Good Hope yesterday. Kok is recognised as the first Griqua chief and as the leader.

David Mabuza unveils Adam Kok's statue. The statue has been erected at the municipal building to honour the late leader of the Griqua people in the country.

Adam Kok's Griquas: A Study in the Development of Stratification in South Africa by Robert Ross, Paperback | Barnes & Noble® This book examines the ways in which racial and economic stratification were brought to coincide in pre-industrial South Africa by describing in detailPages: Adam Kok III, (bornsouthern Africa—died Dec.

30,near Mzimkulu, Cape Colony [now in South Africa]), chief who led the people of the Griqua nation from their home in the Orange Free State (now part of South Africa) to found a new nation, Griqualand East, on the east coast of what is now South considered himself an independent ally of the British, but colonial pressures.

Forgotten but not Buried is written by a Griqua‚ Aaron Messelaar‚ author and representative of the Griqua Royal House. They trace their forefathers to two clans‚ the Koks and Kok 1. InGriquas under Adam Kok migrated to the area from the Southern Free State. They lived in a laager in this vicinity for about ten years, before moving to Kokstad itself.

They also took possession of a large number of farms which had been laid out for them. InGriqua leader Adam Kok III led his people on a trek to the southern foothills of the Drakensberg after they gave their land to the new boer state of the Orange Free State.

His rival, Nicholaas Waterboer, who ruled near Kimberley, was able to prevent being absorbed into the Free State by getting the British to annex his land in Adams and Griggs was formed in by the amalgamation of the businesses of Durban’s two leading stock holding school book sellers and continues to carry a wide range of school text books, study guides, university and FET college books and graduation wear for local educational institutions.

Kokstad is a town in the Harry Gwala District Municipality of KwaZulu-Natal Province, South d is named after the Griqua chief Adam Kok III who settled here in Kokstad is the capital town of the East Griqualand region, as it is also the biggest town in this region.

It was built around Mount Currie, a local mountain range, by the city's founder Adam Kok III, for whom the town. Adam Kok IIIs house. Just Philippolis today. The Philippolis NG Kerk - site of. the old Griqua Church. The Church's plaque.

In the native location - great kids! Bergmanshoogte. The local "pub" Griqua. Handing books to Ms Wedican. years old Wilim Adam's offspring. Classic San-Griqua. year old Wilim Adam. MORE of his offspring! Ms Wedican.The group was led by Adam Kok II, grandson of Adam Kok I, founder of the Griqua nation.

A year later Sir Richard Bourke, governor at the Cape Colony, confirmed Kok as the Paramount Chief of the Philippolis Griquas and that same year the missionary James Clarke gave written title of the mission station and its grounds to Kok and his Griqua group.Thenwest of him was a Griqua clan, commanded by a half-breed called Adam Kok.

The Griquas were themselveshalf-breeds, the children of the Dutch farmers and theirHottentot servants, and these people had graduallyformed a clan system of their own. West of .