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Coolies of the Empire: Indentured Indians in the Sugar Colonies, 1830-1920
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Coolies of the Empire: Indentured Indians in the Sugar Colonies, 1830-1920 (Hardback)

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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. This migration led to the presence of Indians and their culture being felt all over the world. This study delves deep into the lives of these indentured workers from India who called themselves girmitiyas; it is a narrative of their experiences in India and in the sugar colonies abroad. It foregrounds the alternative world view of the girmitiyas, and their socio-cultural and religious life in the colonies. In this book, the author has developed highly original insights into the experience of colonial indentured migrant labour, describing the ways in which migrants managed to survive and even flourish within the interstices of the indentured labour system and how considerably the experience of migration changed over time.

BusinessIndustry & industrial studiesPrimary industriesAgriculture & related industriesHistory & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsColonialism & imperialismHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyAsian history Publisher: Cambridge University Press Publication Date: 15/09/2017 ISBN-13: 9781107147959  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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