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by Jasmin Rindlisbacher

Infrastructures of Migrant Labour in Colonial Ovamboland, 1915 to 1954

Lovisa Nampala’s book highlights the social and ritual resources that contract workers and their families in colonial Ovamboland mobilised to provide forms of support and connection across great distances and absences. Based on extensive oral research, this study peels back the layers of intangible infrastructure that sustained migrant workers through all the stages of their contract, including observances around workplace deaths.

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