Cotton is the mother of poverty : peasants, work, and rural struggle in colonial Mozambique, 1938-1961 / Allen Isaacman.
"Portuguese officials forced nearly a million African peasants to grow cotton in colonial Mozambique under a regime of coercion, brutality, and terror. The colonial state sought to control almost every aspect of peasant life: growers were told not only what they should produce, but where they s...
Portsmouth, N.H. : Cape Town : London :
Heinemann ; David Philip ; James Currey,
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Social history of Africa.
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