By Jeanne Penvenne

ISBN-10: 0435089544

ISBN-13: 9780435089542

This path-breaking heritage of the African operating category in Lourenco Marques proceeds from the idea that Mozambican exertions heritage used to be much less approximately abilities, wages, or productiveness than it used to be approximately racism, human dignity, and contested masculinity. African makes an attempt to enhance their lives via labor have been annoyed many times via white employers made up our minds to maintain them of their position. Brutal forced-labor rules made it tricky for rural Africans to outlive regardless of their endured entry to agricultural land and relations hard work. hence the vast majority of African males dwelling in southern Mozambique spent their grownup lives in salary hard work, whether or not they labored within the South African mines or took low-paying jobs in and round the port urban of Lourenco Marques. This full of life and balanced research brings the voices of African employees to the foreground. through detailing the person studies of gang workers, stevedores, family servants, and petty clerks, the writer focuses our realization at the human dimensions of colonial racism.

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