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Work and control in a peasant economy

Elias Coutinho Mandala

Work and control in a peasant economy

a history of the lower Tchiri Valley in Malawi, 1859-1960

by Elias Coutinho Mandala

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison, Wis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Shire River Valley (Malawi and Mozambique),
  • Malawi.
    • Subjects:
    • Peasantry -- Malawi,
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Malawi,
    • Shire River Valley (Malawi and Mozambique) -- Economic conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 359-378) and index.

      StatementElias C. Mandala.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1538.M3 M36 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 402 p. :
      Number of Pages402
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1888668M
      ISBN 100299124908, 0299124940
      LC Control Number90050093


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