South Africa: Henry Bredekamp and the Khoisan – the Living Legacy of a Renowned South African Historian
[The Conversation Africa] When Professor Henry Charles "Jatti" Bredekamp began his career as a historian of early Cape Town in South Africa, there was still a commonly held myth that the region's native people, the Khoisan, had "all but disappeared". This was in the wake of slavery, colonialism and apartheid, a system of racial segregation by white minority rule.