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Bowen, Merle L.
The State against the Peasantry
Rural Struggles in Colonial and Postcolonial Mozambique
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-... More