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Exile into Bondage? Non‐White Migrants and Settlers

Marjory Harper and Stephen Constantine

in Migration and Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199250936
eISBN:
9780191594847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250936.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Much of the functioning of the imperial economy depended on the movement of ‘non‐white’ migrants, especially indentured labourers. Some were recruited in the Pacific islands for work in Queensland, ... More


The Homecoming Migrant

Marjory Harper and Stephen Constantine

in Migration and Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199250936
eISBN:
9780191594847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250936.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Substantial numbers of empire migrants, to all destinations, returned ‘home’. For some, including indentured and other non‐white migrants, return was the always‐intended outcome, especially if the ... More


A Civilizing Influence? The Female Migrant

Marjory Harper and Stephen Constantine

in Migration and Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199250936
eISBN:
9780191594847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250936.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Social expectations largely explain why UK emigrants and others, including indentured workers, were disproportionately male. Many women who did migrate, including immigrants into the UK, were ... More


Workers: Collective bargaining

Tirthankar Roy

in Company of Kinsmen: Enterprise and Community in South Asian History 1700-1940

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063780
eISBN:
9780199080144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063780.003.0006
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter examines the link between new work opportunities, managerial paradigms, collective bargaining, and organized labour supply in India. Between 1800 and 1920, millions of people deserted ... More


The Indian Caribbean: Migration and Identity in the Diaspora

Lomarsh Roopnarine

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814388
eISBN:
9781496814425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814388.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book tells a distinct story of Indians in the Caribbean—one concentrated not only on archival records and institutions, but also on the voices of the people and the ways in which they define ... More


(Conclusion)

Colin A. Palmer

in Cheddi Jagan and the Politics of Power: British Guiana's Struggle for Independence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834169
eISBN:
9781469603919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899618_palmer.14
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book concludes with George Chapman's celebration of Sir Walter Raleigh's encounter with Guiana in his quest for the fabled El Dorado. This ode to the new promised land reflected the optic of the ... More


Late Spanish Empire: Reform and Crisis (1762–1898)

Josep M. Fradera

in The Oxford World History of Empire: Volume Two: The History of Empires

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780197532768
eISBN:
9780197532799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197532768.003.0036
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

After the Seven Years’ War, the Spanish Empire entered into a quickening spiral of internal and external changes. International rivalries accelerated internal adjustments in the relationship between ... More


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