[The role of Robben Island as a stock breeding station for the settlement at the Cape of Good Hope].

  • A. Snijders
  • Published 2011 in
    Journal of the South African Veterinary…


The universal notoriety of Robben Island as a penitentiary for political prisoners, notably in the 19th and 20th centuries, overshadows its previous historical significance established centuries ago. The Island, initially a source of seals and penguins to European mariners rounding the southern tip of Africa, and later for several other reasons, including… (More)