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The Black man's burden : African colonial labor on the Congo and Ubangi rivers, 1880-1900

Author: William J Samarin
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2019. ©1989
Series: African modernization and development series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is an enquiry into early European colonial expansion in Central Africa especially in upper Zaire (Congo) and Ubangi rivers. It explores the extent to which French and Belgian colonial enterprise were dependent on the African labor and their penetration into Zaire basin.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William J Samarin
ISBN: 9780429309137 0429309139 9781000278972 1000278972 9781000314915 100031491X 9781000243031 1000243036
OCLC Number: 1108547700
Notes: Originally published: Boulder : Westview Press, 1989.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Series Page; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Notes; 1 The Ideology of Work and Colonization; Motives for Colonization; Paucity of Whites; Moral Value of Work; Transformation of African Society; Definition of the Worker; Indigenous Work; Workers in France; Summary; Notes; 2 Starting with West Africans; Kru for All; Senegalese for the French; Summary; Notes; 3 Occupying with Soldier-Workers: The Belgian Militia; Beginning with Zanzibari; Other Parts of Africa; Indigenization; Personnel Numbers; Work; Behavior; Summary; Notes 4 Creating a ""Tribe"" of Workers: The BangalaBangala Praised; Arrival of Whites; Bangala Homeland; Recruitment; Agricultural Work; Taught New Skills; Depopulation; Summary; Notes; 5 Indenturing Slaves; Antislavery as Propaganda; Slavery on the Congo Coast; Slavery in the Equatorial Region; Cannibalism as Propaganda; Muslim Slave Trade; Muslims in Central Africa; Muslims in the North; Abolition of Slavery; Summary; Notes; 6 Workers in Porterage; The Record of Porterage; A Critique of Romance; Selective Service; Recruitment; Pay; Slaves Again; Ethnic Stereotypes; External Politics Ubangi BasinSummary; Notes; 7 Workers on the Rivers; Bondjo on the Lower Ubangi; Gbanziri, the First Allies; Sango on the Upper Ubangi; The Money-Making Yakoma; Boatmen; Canoemen; Summary; Notes; 8 Protestant Missions; Getting Established; Relation to the State; Working for Protestants; Schools and Children; Summary; Notes; 9 Belgian Missions; Beginnings of Catholic Missions; Belgian Missions Arrive; Work with Children; School-Colonies; Chapel Farms; Children in Europe; Summary; Notes; 10 French Missions; Beginnings of French Missions; Planting Stations; Using Children; The Number of Children Prices Paid for ChildrenSummary; Notes; 11 Not Excluding Women; As Auxiliaries; Sexual Partners; Consequences for Women; Summary; Notes; 12 Conclusions; Conquest by Guile; Conquest by Work; Propaganda and Science as Weapons; The Lazy Native; Individual and Social Changes; The Origin of Work Languages; Notes; Sample Treaty; References; Index
Series Title: African modernization and development series.
Responsibility: William J. Samarin.

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This book is an enquiry into early European colonial expansion in Central Africa especially in upper Zaire (Congo) and Ubangi rivers. It explores the extent to which French and Belgian colonial enterprise were dependent on the African labor and their penetration into Zaire basin.

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