Rural Society and Cotton in Colonial Zaire

Rural Society and Cotton in Colonial Zaire


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Focusing on the years 1917 to 1960, this work examines the complex and lasting effects of forced cotton cultivation in central Africa. Local plots gave way to commercial fields, creating social, environmental and economic change.

About Author

Osumaka Likaka is associate professor of history at Wayne State University. He is author of Rural Society and Cotton in Colonial Zaire, also published by the University of Wisconsin Press.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780299153342
  • Format: Paperback
  • ID: 9780299153342
  • ISBN10: 0299153347

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