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Decolonization and African Society The Labor Question in French and British Africa

ISBN-10: 0521566002

ISBN-13: 9780521566001

Edition: 1996

Authors: Frederick Cooper, David Anderson, Carolyn Brown, Christopher Clapham, Michael Gomez

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Decolonization and African Society is a large-scale comparative study of African labour and colonial policy.
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Book details

List price: $89.99
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/28/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 700
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

David Anderson is Director of the African Studies Centre and Professor of African Politics, St Cross College, Oxford University.Nic Cheeseman is Lecturer in African Politics, Jesus College, Oxford University.

List of tables and figure
Preface
List of abbreviations
Map of French and British colonial Africa
Introduction
The labor question unposed
Reforming imperialism, 1935-1940
Forced labor, strike movements, and the idea of development, 1940-1945
Imperial plans
Crises
The systematic approach: the French Code du Travail
Family wages and industrial relations in British Africa
Internationalists, intellectuals, and the labor question
The burden of declining empire
Delinking colony and metropole: French Africa in the 1950s
Nation, international trade unionism, and race: anglophone Africa in the 1950s
The wages of modernity and the price of sovereignty
Notes
Bibliography
Index