Cotton Is the Mother of Poverty

Peasants, Work, and Rural Struggle in Colonial Mozambique, 1938-1961 (Social History of Africa) by Allen F. Isaacman

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In Cotton is the Mother of Poverty: Peasants, Work, and Rural Struggle in Colonial Mozambique,Allen Isaacman reminds readers that colonialism extended long into the twentieth century. His depiction of the Portuguese colonial regimes in Mozambique For most people, colonialism is something that happened centuries ago/5.

In Cotton is the Mother of Poverty: Peasants, Work, and Rural Struggle in Colonial Mozambique,Allen Isaacman reminds readers that colonialism extended long into the twentieth century. His depiction of the Portuguese colonial regimes in Mozambique are telling in how modern Europeans still clung to the ideas of how conquered Cited by: "COTTON IS THE MOTHER OF POVERTY" market, compelling the Portuguese textile industry to purchase 99 percent of its ginned cotton abroad To help remedy this situation, Lisbon agreed the following year to pay a bonus to the concessionary companies on all cotton exported to the metropole on Portuguese ships.'3 This neomercantile policy.

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