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An early modern entrepreneur: Hendrik Oostwald Eksteen and the creation of wealth in Cape Town, 1702–1741
(Published by History Department, University of the Western Cape, 2009)
This article uses the career of Hendrik Oostwald Eksteen at the Cape between 1702 and 1741 to illustrate the mechanisms free burghers could use to create wealth in an economically restrictive environment. By making use ...