Why Should We Be Called `Coolies` ?: The End of Indian Indentured Labour
Mahase, Radica
  • ISBN : 9789390035533
  • year : 2020
  • language : English
  • binding : Hardbound
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Why was the Indian indentureship system ended? Who were the main players in the final end of the labour scheme? This book examines the end of a labour system which lasted from 1838 until 1920 in various territories throughout the British Empire. It looks at methods of agitations in territories such as South Africa, Mauritius, Fiji and the British West Indies. This book is a comparative study of the abolition of the Indian indentureship system which shows the global interconnectedness of abolition, with a strong subaltern focus. About the Author Radica Mahase is Senior Lecturer, History, at the College of Science, Technology and Applied Arts of Trinidad and Tobago. She has a PhD, History from UWI, St. Augustine and a MA in Indian History from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She was a Commonwealth Visiting Scholar at the University of Manchester.