van ONSELEN, Charles.
Title: Studies in the Social and Economic History of the Witwatersrand 1886-1914. Volume 2 : New Nineveh.
Publisher:  Longman, Harlow, Essex, 1982, ISBN:0582643856
Seller ID: 90635
van ONSELEN, Charles. Studies in the Social and Economic History of the Witwatersrand 1886-1914. Volume 2 : New Nineveh. (Harlow, Essex) : Longman, (1982). Pp [i]-x,1-220,(2). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated tan card covers. Contents : The Division of Domestic Labour : 1. The witches of suburbia: domestic service on the Witwatersrand, 1890-1914. 2. AmaWasha: the Zulu washermen's guild of the Witwatersrand, 1896-1914. Unemployment and the Reserve Army of Labour. 3. The Main Reef Road into the working class: proletarianisation, unemployment and class consciousness amongst Johannesburg's Afrikaner poor, 1890-1914. 4. The Regiment of the Hills Umkosi Wesintaba: the Witwatersrand's lumpenprooletarian army, 1890-1920. In volume 2, New Nineveh, he is concerned with the domestic servants who serviced the needs of the white middle class; the Afrikaner workers struggling to maintain their livelihoods in a hostile environment; and the men who made up the 'Regimentof the Hills', the Witwatersrand's black lumpenproletarian army. - from t he back cover. Very good. 30.00