The Black Man's Burden: African Colonial Labor On The Congo And Ubangi Rivers, 18801900, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Black Man's Burden

African Colonial Labor On The Congo And Ubangi Rivers, 18801900, 1st Edition

By William J. Samarin

Routledge

276 pages

Purchasing Options:$ = USD
Hardback: 9780367290382
pub: 2019-09-13
$149.95
x
eBook (VitalSource) : 9780429309137
pub: 2019-07-11
from $24.98


FREE Standard Shipping!

Description

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.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- The Ideology of Work and Colonization -- Starting with West Africans -- Occupying with Soldier-Workers: The Belgian Militia -- Creating a "Tribe" of Workers: The Bangala -- Indenturing Slaves -- Workers in Porterage -- Workers on the Rivers -- Protestant Missions -- Belgian Missions -- French Missions -- Not Excluding Women -- Conclusions -- Sample Treaty

About the Author

William J. Samarin

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL053000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / African
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies