British Empire Article

Nyasaland Tobacco Empire Marketing Poster

This picture was probably from the 1930s, but shows how the Empire Marketing Board liked to sell the concept of happy colonists on their plantation producing one of the most important staple crops of Central Africa. Whilst Europeans did own plantations which grew tobacco, Africans also grew tobacco in large quantities in smallholdings of their own.

Agricultural Enforcement in Nyasaland Article

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