Coolie Woman

Author: Gaiutra Bahadur
Publisher: Hurst Publishers
ISBN: 1849042772
Size: 15.68 MB
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Coolie Woman chronicles their epic passage from Calcutta to the Caribbean, from departures akin either to kidnap or escape, through sea voyages rife with sexploitation, to new worlds where women were in short supply.

Coolie Woman

Author: Gaiutra Bahadur
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9350096471
Size: 23.45 MB
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Pregnant and travelling alone, this woman, like so many of the indentured, disappeared into history. Now, in Coolie Woman, her great-granddaughter Gaiutra Bahadur embarks on a journey into the past to find her.

Coolie Woman

Author: Gaiutra Bahadur
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022604338X
Size: 63.84 MB
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Examining this and many other facets of these remarkable women’s lives, Coolie Woman is a meditation on survival, a gripping story of a double diaspora—from India to the West Indies in one century, Guyana to the United States in the ...

Chinese Cubans

Author: Kathleen López
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469607123
Size: 59.44 MB
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Chinese Cubans: A Transnational History

Coolies Of The Empire

Author: Ashutosh Kumar
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107147956
Size: 51.15 MB
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This book studies Indian overseas labour migration in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, which involved millions of Indians traversing the globe in the age of empire, subsequent to the abolition of slavery in 1833.

The Guyana Story

Author: Odeen Ishmael
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1479795909
Size: 67.15 MB
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The book also tells of Indian, Chinese, and Portuguese indentured immigration and shows how the cultural interrelationships among the various ethnic groups introduced newer forms of conflict, but also brought about cooperation in the ...

Mobilizing India

Author: Tejaswini Niranjana
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822388421
Size: 64.80 MB
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Offering an innovative analysis of how ideas of Indian identity negotiated within the Indian diaspora in Trinidad affect cultural identities “back home,” Tejaswini Niranjana models a necessary project: comparative research across the ...

Coolie Odyssey

Author: David Dabydeen
Publisher: Hansib Publishing (Caribbean), Limited
ISBN: 9781870518697
Size: 69.39 MB
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Author: Elizabeth Jaikaran
Publisher: Shanti Arts Publishing
ISBN: 1941830439
Size: 44.88 MB
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This story of a small and often overlooked culture has needed to be told, and Jaikaran tells it with amazing courage and grace.

Abolition And Empire In Sierra Leone And Liberia

Author: Bronwen Everill
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 113702867X
Size: 67.30 MB
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Looking for the origin of this Anglo-American rivalry, this book applies a comparative approach to freed slave settlers in Sierra Leone and Liberia.