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"Discontented scoundrels who crowd the mercantile marine today" : labour relations regimes of the Cape Ichaboe guano trade, c. 1843-1898
(Historical Association of South Africa, 2013-05)
The scraping of guano on offshore islands in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans during the mid- to late nineteenth century was an essentially primitive industry. As guano is a natural product with no further need for processing, ...
Early roots of "coloured" poverty: how much can 19th century censuses assist to explain the current situation?
(North-West University, 2013-12)
The coloured population comprises almost 10 per cent of the South African population, earning only a slightly smaller proportion of national income. The average income of this group hides, however, startlingly large ...