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The coolie trade

Arnold J. Meagher

The coolie trade

the traffic in Chinese laborers to Latin America 1847-1874

by Arnold J. Meagher

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Published by Xlibris Corporation in [Philadelphia, Pa.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementArnold J. Meagher
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD8736.5 .M43 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination486 p. :
Number of Pages486
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24546108M
ISBN 101436309433, 1436309425
ISBN 109781436309431, 9781436309424
LC Control Number2007909810
OCLC/WorldCa227984773


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Trafficking, however, continued to flourish until aboard other ships sailing for Latin America, often destined for Cuba and Peru, where booming sugar, guano and mining industries demanded a steady flow of fresh workers.

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Labour-intensive industries, such as cotton and sugar plantations, mines and railway. THE INTERNATIONAL COOLIE TRADE TheBritishwerethefirst toexperimentwiththeexportingoffirstChinese,then East Indian, laborers under contract to their overseas colonies.

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[9] As a consequence, a large-scale slavery-like trade. The coolie trade continued to flourish, but not on American vessels. The constant pressure against the trade exerted by Dr. Parker and like-minded individuals eventually paid off. An congressional report stated of the trade: "It has, however, grown up rapidly into a mammoth slave trade, abhorrent to humanity, and defiant of law, human and.

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The coolie trade: the traffic in Chinese laborers to Latin America [Arnold J Meagher] This authoritative account is acutely critical of the coolie trade as a means by which the slave trade continued in the West, but suggests it did have its advantages: challenging draconian Chinese taboos that once forbade emigration and.

Gaiutra Bahadur is the author of Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture (University of Chicago Press, ), which was shortlisted for the Orwell Prize. Her reporting, criticism, and essays have appeared in the New York Times Book Review, the Nation, Dissent, Foreign Policy and Ms., among other publications.

She is a MacDowell Colony. The coolie trade was the hiring and kidnapping of chinese servants. These servants/slaves were shipped to Cuba, Peru, and California to fill the the labor gap caused by the end of the slave trade.

Wages were so low and conditions were so brutal that coolies lives were often as hard as that of the slaves. Coolie. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better. Live Statistics. English Articles.Coolie (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics) by Anand, Mulk Raj and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at coolie, cooly 1.

a cheaply hired unskilled Ebook labourer 2. Ebook an Indian living in South Africa Coolie a term used to designate low-paid, unskilled workers (including porters, stevedores, manual laborers, rickshaw-boys, and day laborers) in China (prior to ), India, and other countries of eastern and southeastern Asia.

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