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Author Cooper, Frederick, 1947-

Title Decolonization and African society : the labor question in French and British Africa / Frederick Cooper.

Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1996.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  331.06 COOP    DUE 28-10-19
Physical description xvii, 677 pages : map ; 24 cm.
Series African studies series ; 89.
African studies series ; 89.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 627-655) and index.
Contents Map of French and British colonial Africa -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The labor question unposed -- 3. Reforming imperialism, 1935-1940 -- 4. Forced labor, strike movements, and the idea of development, 1940-1945 -- 5. Imperial plans -- 6. Crises -- 7. The systematic approach: the French Code du Travail -- 8. Family wages and industrial relations in British Africa -- 9. Internationalists, intellectuals, and the labor question -- 10. The burden of declining empire -- 11. Delinking colony and metropole: French Africa in the 1950s -- 12. Nation, international trade unionism, and race: anglophone Africa in the 1950s -- 13. The wages of modernity and the price of sovereignty.
Subject Labor -- Africa -- History -- 20th century.
Labor movement -- Africa -- History -- 20th century.
Labor unions -- Africa -- History -- 20th century.
Labor laws and legislation -- Africa -- History -- 20th century.
Decolonization -- Africa -- History -- 20th century.
France -- Colonies -- Africa.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Africa.
Africa -- Colonial influence.
Trade unions.
ISBN 0521562511
0521566002 (paperback)