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Indentured Labor, Caribbean Sugar

Chinese and Indian Migrants to the British West Indies, 1838-1918 (Johns Hopkins Studies in Atlantic History and Culture)

by Walton Look Lai

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Colonization & independence,
  • Slavery & emancipation,
  • Work & labour,
  • World history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • World history: from c 1900 -,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • c 1900 - c 1914,
  • History - General History,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Caribbean islands,
  • West Indies,
  • Caribbean & West Indies - General,
  • Emigration & Immigration,
  • History / Latin America

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7871144M
    ISBN 100801877466
    ISBN 109780801877469
    OCLC/WorldCa52737631

      A History Of Indentured Labor Gives 'Coolie' Its Sting: Code Switch Although the slur today is used mostly in the context of the Caribbean, in the . First half of the book appropriately devotes as much attention to indentured servitude and other forms of bound labor as racial slavery in British North America. Good bibliographic essay. Salinger, Sharon. “Labor, Markets, and Opportunity: Indentured Servitude .

    Irish indentured servants were Irish people who became indentured servants in territories under the control of the British Empire, such as the Caribbean (particularly Barbados, Jamaica and the Leeward Islands), British North America and later Australia.. Indentures agreed to provide up to seven years of labor in return for passage to the New World and food, housing, and shelter during their. As described by Trinidadian historian Walton Look Lai in his book Indentured Labor, Caribbean Sugar, people from all around the world, including China, Indonesia, Africa, and parts of the middle East, came to the colonies as indentured far, however, Indians were the most numerous to sign up. The first Indians cam to the Caribbean to work in Guyana in , and in the first.

    2. The Indentured Servant System. Bristol's role as a supplier of labour to the American and West Indian colonies in the eighteenth century is associated with the African Slave gh Captain Thomas Wyndham set a precedent by beginning a voyage to the Barbary Coast in ; sailing from Bristol in command of three ships with cargoes of linen, woollen cloth, coral and amber to barter. In the Caribbean, Chinese indentured servants worked mainly on the sugar plantations, whereas in Peru they worked in the silver mines and in the Guano fields. While they had representation from their home government and had the right to challenge their working conditions, they were ill .


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Exploring living and working conditions as well as the makeup of immigrant. Home > Indentured Labor, Caribbean Sugar > Reviews and the effects of labor segmentation in the labor process It is an excellent book, thoroughly researched, clearly organized, and well written, and it deserves a wide audience." — International Labor and Working Class History.

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In Indentured Labor, Caribbean Sugar Walton Look Lai offers the first comprehensive study of Asian immigration and the indenture system in the entire British West Indies-with particular emphasis on the experiences of indentured laborers in the major receiving colonies of British Guyana, Trinidad, and Jamaica.

Exploring living and working conditions as well as the makeup of immigrant. In Indentured Labor, Caribbean Sugar Walton Look Lai offers the first comprehensive study of Asian immigration and the indenture system in the entire British West Indies-with particular emphasis on the experiences of indentured laborers in the major receiving colonies of British Guyana, Trinidad, and Jamaica/5(7).

In Indentured Labor, Caribbean Sugar Walton Look Lai offers the first comprehensive study of Asian immigration and the indenture system in the entire British West Indies—with particular emphasis on the experiences of indentured laborers in the major receiving colonies of British Guyana, Trinidad, and Jamaica.

Exploring living and working conditions as well as the makeup of immigrant Brand: Walton Look Lai. Indentured Labor, Caribbean Sugar: Chinese and Indian Migrants to the British West Indies, By Walton Look At first glance, the reader might expect a work on labor and economic history.

This book is also, however, a study of Asian immigration to the Car-ibbean, as well as a social history of the migrant settlers during and after.

Get this from a library. Indentured labor, Caribbean sugar: Chinese and Indian migrants to the British West Indies, [Walton Look Lai] -- " Offers the first comprehensive study of Asian immigration and the indenture system in the entire British West Indies -- with particular emphasis on the experiences of indentured laborers in the.

"A well-researched and lucidly written book, [it]will take its place in the long line of historical studies that illuminate our path and help us to clarify our identities."--Selwyn R. Cudjoe, 'Trinidad Guardian' "'Indentured Labor, Caribbean Sugar' makes a new and significant contribution to the literature on Caribbean social and labor history/5(7).

Buy Indentured Labor, Caribbean Sugar: Chinese and Indian Migrants to the British West Indies, (Johns Hopkins Studies in Atlantic History and Culture) New Ed by Look Lai, Prof Walton Look (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(3). Origins. The migration oftoor more mostly British indentured “servants” to North America and the Caribbean between the s and established the precedent for the indentured labor trades that flourished during the 19th and early 20th centuries.

3 While indentured labor migration across the Atlantic was closely associated with the establishment of European settler Author: Richard B. Allen. An indentured servant or indentured laborer is an employee (indenturee) within a system of unfree labor who is bound by a signed or forced contract to work without pay for the owner of the indenture for a period of contract often lets the employer sell the labor of an indenturee to a third party.

Indenturees usually enter into an indenture for a specific payment or other benefit (such. Book Reviews Look Lai's Indentured Labor, Caribbean Sugar, which is based on his Ph.D.

thesis at New York University, provides a broad overview on Chinese and Indian indentured labour migration to the British West Indies, using a wide range of primary and secondary sources.

In. Due to the introduction of indentured labor, there was a great increase in the production of sugar by the expansion of the sugar industry (Northrup, ). Between andthe sugar exportation industry in Trinidad for example was seen to be at its lowest at 12, tons exported for the year due to the shortage of labor.

In Indentured Labor, Caribbean Sugar Walton Look Lai offers the first comprehensive study of Asian immigration and the indenture system in the entire British West Indies with particular emphasis on the experiences of indentured laborers in the major receiving colonies of British Guyana, Trinidad, and Jamaica.

Exploring living and working conditions as well as the makeup of immigrant /5(3). Records suggest that with the native Fijians refusing to work on sugar plantations, the indentured labourers from India made up to half the population in Fiji at some point in the s. Walton Look Lai is the author of Indentured Labor, Caribbean Sugar ( avg rating, 6 ratings, 1 review, published ), The Chinese In The West Indies /5.

It has often been said that the greatest invention of all time was the sail, which facilitated the internationalization of the globe and thus ushered in the modern era.

Columbus' contact with the New World, alongside European maritime contact with the Far East, transformed human history, and in.The Indian indenture system was a system of indentured servitude, by whichIndians were transported to labour in European colonies, as a substitute for slave labour, following the abolition of the trade in the early 19th century.

The system expanded after the abolition of slavery in the British Empire inin the French colonies inand in the Dutch Empire in Indentured Labor, Caribbean Sugar: Chinese and Indian Migrants to the British West Indies, : Walton Look Lai: Libri in altre lingueAuthor: Walton Look Lai.