Changing grounds. The development of coffee production in the Lake Kivu region (1918-1960/62). The colonial state, labor, land and production for the world market

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2013 - 2017 (completed)
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Abstract

Framed within world-historical theory, this PhD thesis investigates and compares the development of the coffee sector on both sides of Lake Kivu, in the Eastern Congo and Western Rwanda, during the colonial period focusing on land and labor mobilization and commodification.

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