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Colonial Plantations & Indian Indenturers: Revealing Suppressed Realities

Colonial Plantations & Indian Indenturers: Revealing Suppressed Realities

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The established colonial tools – were opperationalised to facilitate smooth flow of labour under the garb of agreements converting India into the biggest labour recruiting nation.

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ISBN 13 9798885750967
Book Language English
Binding Paperback
Total Pages 398
Editor Prof. Kapil Kumar and Sandili Maharaj-Ramdial
Publishers Garuda Prakashan  
Category Politics   History  
Weight 400.00 g
Dimension 13.97 x 21.59 x 2.80

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The present edited work provides an alternative to the established colonial narrative on Indenture labour history. The contributors have based their arguments on a variety of sources to challenge the so called colonial benevolence The plantation economies, in order to save themselves from ruin after the abolition of slavery re packaged it in a new form – Indenture labour .To procure it India was converted into the biggest market. Oppressive practices, deceit, manipulations, false promises & allurements – the established colonial tools – were opperationalised to facilitate smooth flow of labour under the garb of agreements converting India into the biggest labour recruiting nation.

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