Modern Industry and the African: An Enquiry into the Effect of the Copper Mines of Central Africa upon Native Society and the Work of the Christian Missions, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Modern Industry and the African

An Enquiry into the Effect of the Copper Mines of Central Africa upon Native Society and the Work of the Christian Missions, 1st Edition

By J. Merle Davis

Routledge

426 pages

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Originally published in 1933, at the time of its publication, Modern Industry and the African represented a progressive, essentially liberal approach to the development of the Copperbelt of Northern Rhodesia and the response thereto of the Christian Church. It expressed the authors' very real fears that urbanization would irreparably damage the foundations of indigenous life and demonstrated their implicit faith in the virtues of a past 'golden age' of rural stability. In many respects the study was a landmark, beginning a new trend of investigation into 'sociological' aspects of African administration.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Introdction. 1. The Changing Positions of Missions in Africa. 2. The Historical Background. Part 2: The Sociological Problem. 3. Environment and Social Conditioning of the Rhodesian Native. 4. Influences Drawing Workers to the Mines. 5. Conditions in Industrial Centres. 6. Social Tensions and Problems. 7. Forces Making for Reintegration. Part 3: The Economic Problem. 8. The Economic Problem. 9. The Copper Belt. 10. The Organisation of Native Mine-Workers. 11. The Economic Consequences of Industrialisation. 12. The Difficulties of Economic Transition. Part 4: The Problem of Government. 13. The Government of Northern Rhodesia. 14. Indirect Rule. 15. Urban Areas and Mines. Part 5: The Problem for Missions. 16. The Impact of the Mines upon Missions. 17. The Missionary Occupation of the Copper Belt. 18. Social Welfare and Missions. 19. Education and the Copper Belt. 20. Economic Implications. 21. Government and Missions. 22. The Church and the Copper Belt. 23. Summary of Recommendations.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
HIS001000
HISTORY / Africa / General
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies