The History of Black Mineworkers in South Africa: Mining in South Africa and the Genesis of Apartheid, 1871-1948 Pt. 1 (Hardback)V.L. Allen (author)
Hardback 511 Pages / Published: 07/08/2005
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South Africa's prosperity was built on the wealth dragged out of the ground by mine workers: the first volume of three runs up to the defeat of the mineworkers' strike in 1946 and the election of the first Nationalist Party government. Key Features include: Information on the early days of the industry from slavery to compound labour. Explanation of the coercive forces that drove workers to the mines and of the creation of a permanent supply of cheap black labour. Strikes and Protests from the 1920s to 1946
Publisher: The Merlin Press Ltd
Number of pages: 511
Dimensions: 223 x 143 mm
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