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By the Plight Hon. Manual work in itself is not degrading — to ply spade and pick, hammer and chisel, never lowered any man.

A missionary of the C. But 1 Joseph Wauters ex-minister of Labour, Belgium. Most of the rest of the gold had disappeared.

Torday, Causeries Congolaisesp, 9. A further period of twenty-seven years passed before slavery, as distinct from the slave-traffic, was abolished in British dominions. Since then it has gone south from Egypt across the Sudan and penetrated in all directions.

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Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? MIlo Smith added it Mar 22, Nothing is said of Northern Rhodesia, but we know that one district prorided, for various kinds of work, 6, men per annum out stooo 7, able-bodied male adults.

The dissimilarities between white and black do not stop at physical features. Refresh and try again. He walks on the water. Lonely Planet Thailand Lonely Planet. Basutoland had been taken under our protection in A person who can acquire no property, can have no other interest but to eat as much and to edwjn as little as possible. Hobhouse by the Rev.

The evils of slumdom as we know them in England are being repeated under the blue South African sky. It is necessary to urge that our religion be presented to the Africans, not in antagonism to, but as a fulfillment of their aspirations. Four-fifths of the manufactured article were exported. Laws — still remains at his post. Goldeb areas in East Africa were depopulated by the retreating German armies which compelled women as well as men to act as carriers. Twenty- five years, he says, will probably decide the question whether the white race is to have any part in the ultimate development of South Africa.

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This would mean a revolution in the economic life of South Africa. They never, for example, invented a system of writing. In Tangan5rika Territory the more recent encouragement by the Administration of Native production has been vindicated by the output and by the increased prosperity and contentment of the Natives: The moral of these figures has been pointed out by Mr.

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Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Where is the Golden Stool? There is, for example, the cleft driven between the old and young members of families and tribes — a feud created between those who srool back on yesterday, with its stability and ordered life, and those who are all for the new ways. We have discovered to be true of them what Rousseau predicted falsely would be discovered about the gorillas and orang-outangs whose existence had been reported in his time ; he said that they would prove ni des hUes ni des dieux, mats des hommes.

Our doctors have spent years, and, in many instances, have sacrificed their lives while investigating tropical diseases.

Except for the gold which partially covered it, the stool was such as Africans glden use. During the i6th and 17th centuries they introduced tobacco, sweet potatoes, maize, wheat, ground-nuts, sugar- cane, manioc, the paw-paw, orange and pineapple. It is theoretically possible, if not as yet practicable, for my old colleagues in Northern Rhodesia to listen to this lecture delivered in Manchester.


If this contempt did not originate with the enslaving of the African it was greatly reinforced by that traffic. The Royal Commission which in examined the project of a railway to Uganda estimated that the line might secure a 1 Leon. The extension of their dominions brought the Stoool in the early years of last century to the sea-coast, where English forts had been built.

It would be easy to compile a long list of these superstitions about the Africans, but reference to goldn recent statements will be sufficient as an illustration. There was no fighting on this occasion.

An endeavour must be made to arrive at a fair estimate in this matter. Smith was a pioneer who appropriated social anthropology for missional purposes.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. In the war which followed, the King of Denkpra and his Queen were captured and beheaded and the xmith fetters they had worn were taken to embellish the Golden Stool.

It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Changes that normally take hundreds of years are being brought about in a generation.

South Africans are not weaklings ; they come of some of the finest stocks the world has known. Many of the languages stoop much of the culture of the Africans are shot through with foreign elements.

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