Laboring for the Colony and Nation

@article{Sharp2003LaboringFT,
  title={Laboring for the Colony and Nation},
  author={L. Sharp},
  journal={Critique of Anthropology},
  year={2003},
  volume={23},
  pages={75 - 91}
}
  • L. Sharp
  • Published 2003
  • Sociology
  • Critique of Anthropology
Throughout the colonial era in Francophone Africa, male youth were prime targets for exploitative labor practices, and Madagascar stands as an especially pertinent example, where young men and boys were regularly forced to serve the French empire as foot soldiers and corvée laborers. Their work efforts – and lives – were essential to the defense of France in wartime; further, it is they who built the complex infrastructure that simultaneously served the needs of the island’s domestic army… Expand
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