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Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture
In 1903 a Brahmin woman sailed from India to Guyana as a 'coolie', the name the British gave to the million indentured labourers they recruited for sugar plantations worldwide after slavery ended.Expand
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Edifices of Empire
Abstract:Peter James Hudson recounts a history of the exploits of U.S. bankers in the Caribbean and Central America from the 1890s to the 1930s. Fleshing out the history of "racial capitalism," aExpand
In Nepal, fairly good amounts of different types of minerals have been reported. More than 85 minerals and their varieties have been known in large concentration in Nepal. The minerals which occur inExpand
Postcards from Empire
Victorian-era photographs of Indian women in the West Indies advertized their beauty and their prosperity. Almost always, the women depicted are laden with silver and gold, their bodies showcases forExpand
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Conjure Women and Coolie Women
Abstract:The author of Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture, a narrative history about indentured women, discusses researching and narrating the lives of subjects missing, at least in their ownExpand
Tales of the sea: A sisterhood of the boat
During the week of the Brexit vote, I flew to Thessaloniki from London on the spur of the moment. I was in the United Kingdom on a month-long research trip but had lived there on and off for years,Expand