Shifting Boundaries between Free and Unfree Labor: Introduction

  title={Shifting Boundaries between Free and Unfree Labor: Introduction},
  author={Carolyn A. Brown and Marcel van der Linden},
  journal={International Labor and Working-Class History},
  pages={4 - 11}
In 1905, Henry Nevinson, at the time a well-known British journalist, visited Angola. He discovered that the slave trade was still going on in secret in that region, many years after it had officially been abolished. Deep inside Southern Africa slaves were caught; they were forced to walk hundreds of miles to the coast until they arrived at Katumbella, where “the slaves were rested, sorted out, dressed, and then taken on over the fifteen miles to Benguela, usually disguised as ordinary carriers… 
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