Temperate gangsters in a sub-tropical place

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dc.contributor.author Higginson, John
dc.date.accessioned 2010-09-22T12:03:25Z
dc.date.available 2010-09-22T12:03:25Z
dc.date.issued 2010-09-22
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10539/8768
dc.description African Studies Seminar series. Paper presented 18 October, 1993 en_US
dc.description.abstract Recent conversations with some native artisans who have been at the Rand since the war elicited certain facts which may be calculated to render all attempts at learning any kind of profession altogether futile. Coloured mechanics can get no employment in Johannesburg--the greatest centre of all sorts of industry at the present time. It appears that the white professional tradesman treat all kinds of professions as a monopoly and master builders and contractors are subject to the dictatorship of "rings" formed by the labouring classes who are determined to preclude all persons of colour, of whatever capabilities, from partaking in occupations that make it worth their while to be on the Rand ... en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries African Studies Institute;ISS 178
dc.title Temperate gangsters in a sub-tropical place en_US
dc.type Working Paper en_US


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