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The State Against the Peasantry: Rural Struggles in Colonial and Postcolonial Mozambique

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State Against the Peasantry: Rural Struggles in Colonial and Postcolonial Mozambique - Bowen, Merle L
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In 1975, the Front for the Liberation of Mozambique (Frelimo) led the country to independence after a ten-year guerilla war against Portuguese colonial rule. Peasants were essential to the victory, but once in power Frelimo evolved from a popular liberation movement into a bureaucratic one-party state whose policies proved to be as inimical to the peasantry as those of the Portuguese colonial regime. These policies not only characterized the socialist phase of Frelimo rule; they continued during the period of economic and ...

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State Against the Peasantry: Rural Struggles in Colonial and Postcolonial Mozambique 2000, University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville

ISBN-13: 9780813919171

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The State Against the Peasantry: Rural Struggles in Colonial and Postcolonial Mozambique 2000, University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville

ISBN-13: 9780813919102

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