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Missing persons and colonial skeletons in South Africa
Nicky Rousseau

heroes, those who have sacrificed all, for and on whom the nation rests. Following this, if 196   Nicky Rousseau colonial bodies had initially interrupted the TRC scripts, but the later role of physical anthropology in the MPTT had served to draw a line neatly separating apartheid-era and colonial bodies, then the politics of personhood have tended to erase that line, drawing them ever closer together. These moves signal the ongoing instability of South Africa’s bodies of violence. Notes 1 2 3 4 5 6 This chapter, although expressing personal views, draws on

in Human remains and identification