Chibaro. African mine labour in Southern Rhodesia. 1900–1933


This book is a four-part social and economic study of the making of the African working class in Southern Rhodesia between 1900–1933.Part 1 traces the economic history of the gold mining industry.Part 2 investigates the rise and decline of a local peasant economy.Part 3.analyses the origin,development and function of the ‘compound system’ and shows why it has proved to be of such lasting attraction to capitalists in southern and central Africa.The final section considers the response of the black working class.



Limp pictorial card covers,clean but with some creasing,and corners slightly rubbed.Size 8×5 pp 325,inc,index,references,bibliography,various appendixes,page maps,various tables,no plates text only.Hinges strong.Binding tight (suggest unread)There is a name and date written on the half-title page.Some very slight staining to inside front cover otherwise clean and bright throughout.


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