- Created: Wednesday, 03 October 2012 09:33
- Published: Wednesday, 03 October 2012 09:33
- Written by A reggae historian
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One of the great, totally appalling, imperial thefts of the 19th century....illustrating that society is based on theft and great empires on crime.....Add this short film as a prelude to reading Charles Van Onselen's Chibaro [1976, London: Pluto Press], a fine social history of the horrors of gold-mining in Southern Rhodesia. The latter shows that the establishment of both capital assets and a labour force in this territory very much required the use and abuse of criminal law.