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Author: Sabine Damir-Geilsdorf; Ulrike Lindner; Gesine Müller; Oliver Tappe; Michael Zeuske
Publisher: Bielefeld : Transcript Verlag, 2016.
Series: Global Studies.
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Parallel to the abolition of Atlantic slavery, new forms of indentured labour stilled global capitalism's need for cheap, disposable labour. The famous 'coolie trade' - mainly Asian labourers transferred to French and British islands in the Indian Ocean, Australia, Indonesia, South Africa, the Caribbean, the Americas, as well as to Portuguese colonies in Africa - was one of the largest migration movements in global  Read more...
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Damir-Geilsdorf, Sabine.
Bonded Labour : Global and Comparative Perspectives (18th-21st Century).
Bielefeld : transcript Verlag, ©2016
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All Authors / Contributors: Sabine Damir-Geilsdorf; Ulrike Lindner; Gesine Müller; Oliver Tappe; Michael Zeuske
ISBN: 9783839437339 3839437334 3837637336 9783837637335
OCLC Number: 967523375
Description: 1 online resource (233 pages).
Contents: Cover; Contents ; Introduction: Global Variants of Bonded Labour ; Coolies --
Asiáticos and Chinos: Global Dimensions of Second Slavery ; Indentured Labour in Sub-Saharan Africa (1880-1918): Circulation of Concepts between Imperial Powers. Coolie Transformations --
Uncovering the Changing Meaning and Labour Relations of Coolie Labour in the Dutch Empire (18th and 19th Century) Variants of Bonded Labour in Precolonial and Colonial Southeast Asia ; "His Original Name Is . . ." REMAPping the Slave Experience in Saudi Arabia. Contract Labour and Debt Bondage in the Arab Gulf States. Policies and Practices within the Kafala System Re-presenting and Narrating Labour: Coolie Migration in the Caribbean ; Cultural Forms of Representation of 'Coolies': Khal Torabully and his Concept of Coolitude ; Authors.
Series Title: Global Studies.
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After slavery, forms of indentured labor met global capitalism's need for cheap, disposable labor. Through revealing examples of bonded labor in the grey area between the poles of chattel slavery and  Read more...

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