In This Review

The Development of an African Working Class: Studies in Class Formation and Action
The Development of an African Working Class: Studies in Class Formation and Action
Edited by Richard Sandbrook and Robin Cohen
University of Toronto Press, 1976, 330 pp.

Do African unions work for the workers? Will African workers work for the revolution? A qualified yes to both questions emerges from this collection, whose unifying theme is the African wage-laborer's community of interests with those outside the modern sector-not with the bourgeoisie.