'The Coolies Will Elbow us out of the Country': African Reactions to Indian Immigration in the Colony of Natal, South Africa

@article{Hughes2007TheCW,
  title={'The Coolies Will Elbow us out of the Country': African Reactions to Indian Immigration in the Colony of Natal, South Africa},
  author={Heather Hughes},
  journal={Labour History Review},
  year={2007},
  volume={72},
  pages={155-168}
}
There is an extensive literature on the experiences of Indians and Africans in colonial Natal, but almost none of it focuses on the relationships between them. This article explores one element of this relationship, namely the ways in which Africans reacted to Indian indentured workers. It looks briefly at the conditions of indenture, and dwells at greater length on Indians' experiences as small agricultural producers after their contracts of indenture had ended. The attitudes of African… Expand
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