GOLD AND WORKERS 1886 – 1924

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A PEOPL’S HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICA, VOLUME ONE

Contents

Introduction

Part One: The Coming of Gold

  • Chapter 1, South Africa before Industrial times
  • 2.  The Gold Rush
  • 3. Deep-Level Mining
  • 4. The Randlords

Part Two: The Workers, Their Creation and Control.

  • 5. Taxation
  • 6. The Land is Divided Unequally
  • 7. The Migrant Labour System
  • 8. Labour Recruitment
  • 9. The Contract System
  • 10. The Pass System
  • 11. The Compound System
  • 12. The Wage Colour Bar, A System of Forced Labour

Part Three: Workers’ Resistance

  • 13. Black Workers Boycott the Mines
  • 14. The Chinese Mine Workers
  • 15. White Workers and the Colour Bar
  • 16. Black Workers’ Resistance on the Mines
  • 17. The Divided Workers

Conclusion

Footnotes

Bibligraphy

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Description

Authored by Luli Callinicos and published by Ravan Press of Johannesburg in 1980. Soft cover bound this First Edition copy is in Good condition, covered in plastic, with an illustrated cover. The size of the book is  297x209x6mm, with 106 pages. ISBN 0869751190.

Wraps rubbed especially on rear 4 of 6 margins reinforced. Illustrated with black and white photos throughout. A simplified History.