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Angola's colossal lie : forced labor on a sugar plantation, 1913-1977

Author: Jeremy Ball
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2015.
Series: African history (Brill Academic Publishers), v. 4.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Angola's Colossal Lie. Forced Labor on a Sugar Plantation, 1913-1977 Jeremy Ball explains how forced labor produced enormous profits at one of colonial Angola's largest agro-industrial enterprises. Using oral histories and a never before accessed company archive, Ball describes how Angolan experienced and remember forced labor."--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ball, Jeremy.
Angola's colossal lie
(DLC) 2015023731
(OCoLC)911200050
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Ball
ISBN: 9789004301757 9004301755
OCLC Number: 917889329
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 199 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Introduction --
Sugarcane, aguardente, forced labor, and the founding of Cassequel sugar plantation, 1899-1920 --
Cassequel and the Estado novo, 1921 to World War II --
"I escaped in a coffin" : remembering Angolan forced labor from World War II to 1960 --
African nationalism, war, and labor reform, 1961-1973 --
Independence and the nationalization of Cassequel, 1974-1977 --
Conclusion.
Series Title: African history (Brill Academic Publishers), v. 4.
Responsibility: by Jeremy Ball.

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"In Angola's Colossal Lie. Forced Labor on a Sugar Plantation, 1913-1977 Jeremy Ball explains how forced labor produced enormous profits at one of colonial Angola's largest agro-industrial enterprises. Using oral histories and a never before accessed company archive, Ball describes how Angolan experienced and remember forced labor."--Provided by publisher.

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