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Author Allina, Eric.

Title Slavery by any other name [electronic resource] : African life under company rule in colonial Mozambique / Eric Allina.

Imprint Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiii, 255 p., [10] p. of plates : ill., maps.
Series Reconsiderations in southern African history
Reconsiderations in southern African history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Ending slavery and creating empire in Africa: from the "Indelible stain" to the "light of civilization" -- From law to practice: "certain excesses of severity" -- The critiques and defenses of modern slavery: from without and within, above and below -- Mobility and tactical flight: of workers, chiefs, and villages -- Targeting chiefs: from "fictitious obedience" to "extraordinary political disorder" -- Seniority and subordination: disciplining youth and controlling women's labor -- An "absolute freedom" circumscribed and circumvented: "Employers chosen of their own free will" -- Upward mobility: "improvement of one's social condition" -- Conclusion: forced labor's legacy.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Companhia de Moçambique -- History.
Forced labor -- Mozambique -- History.
Labor policy -- Mozambique -- History.
Mozambique -- History -- 1891-1975.
Mozambique -- Economic conditions -- To 1975.
Portugal -- Colonies -- Africa -- Administration.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780813932729 (cloth : alk. paper)
0813932726 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780813932750 (e-book)

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