This works examines how labour was raised and exploited in colonial Zimbabwe's tea plantations. It shows the centrality of labour to the system and how difficult it was to raise it. It is also a manifestation of the trials and tribulations Africans met at the hands of their colonisers. The book can also be used to examine labour mobilization in other sectors of the economy. The case study of tea is interesting as it is a labour-intensive crop. As such labour on tea plantations has to be readily available, at all times and at all cost. Nevertheless, Africans as people on the receiving end devised means and ways of outdoing the system. Read on.