African railwaymen solidarity and opposition in an East African labour force by R. D. Grillo

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Employees,
  • Case studies,
  • Railroads,
  • Urban anthropology

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StatementR.D. Grillo
SeriesAfrican studies series -- 10, African studies series -- 10.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD8039.R12 U33 2009
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Paginationp.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25534346M
ISBN 100521100771
ISBN 109780521100779
OCLC/WorldCa261177539

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Grillo Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Author: R. Grillo. African Railwaymen: Solidarity and Opposition in an East African Labour Force (African Studies) by R. Grillo Hardcover. Summary: This was the first anthropological monograph to have dealt at length with the labour force of a major East African industry.

It is a study of the African railwaymen book employees of the East African Railways and Harbours stationed at Kampala, Uganda, and living on the Railway-owned Nsambya housing estate. African Railwaymen is a broadly focused book encompassing urban and industrial anthropology in East Africa.

Its subject is some 2, migrant "but committed" laborers residing at the Nsambya Railway Housing Estate and employed as railwaymen at the Kampala railway depot.

Ac-cording to the author, these men represent a "distinctive community,". This was the first anthropological monograph to have dealt at length with the labour force of a major African railwaymen book African industry. It is a study of the African employees of the East African Railways and Harbours stationed at Kampala, Uganda, and living on the Railway-owned Nsambya housing estate.

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