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Plantation Community

Carol A. MacLennan

in Sovereign Sugar: Industry and Environment in Hawaii

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839499
eISBN:
9780824871536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839499.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter describes how the industrial plantation created a living rhythm to the tune of a global market that dictated the lives of workers and shaped the land. The plantation community is an ... More


Tapping Memories: Plantations Are Not a Workplace

Andrew C. Willford and S. Nagarajan

in Tamils and the Haunting of Justice: History and Recognition in Malaysia's Plantations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824838942
eISBN:
9780824869649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838942.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on a growing sense of victimization among Tamils. It addresses how a sense of community, nostalgically formed in the shadow of the Other and framed in the terms of victimhood, ... More


Introduction

Andrew C. Willford and S. Nagarajan

in Tamils and the Haunting of Justice: History and Recognition in Malaysia's Plantations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824838942
eISBN:
9780824869649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838942.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter provides a background of the struggles faced by plantation workers in Malaysia, considering the frustrations and fears that descended upon the Tamil population as a result ... More


Organised Plantation Protest

Robert Nicole

in Disturbing History: Resistance in Early Colonial Fiji

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832919
eISBN:
9780824870478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832919.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter features a brief account of the migration of indentured laborers from India between 1879 and 1916, followed by a survey of strikes and protest marches organized by the colony’s ... More


Tea Plants Move to the Uplands

Arupjyoti Saikia

in The Unquiet River: A Biography of the Brahmaputra

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199468119
eISBN:
9780190990435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199468119.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History

So far, the history of tea in Assam has largely consisted of the history of labour and capital. These two powerful categories of historical investigation illuminate the complexities surrounding ... More


The Man Don’t Need Me Anymore: From Free Labor to Displaced Persons

Greta de Jong

in You Can't Eat Freedom: Southerners and Social Justice After the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629308
eISBN:
9781469629322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629308.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes the extreme hardships facing plantation workers as a result of agricultural mechanization and economic reprisals against people who were involved in civil rights activism in ... More


Everyday Resistance on the Plantations

Robert Nicole

in Disturbing History: Resistance in Early Colonial Fiji

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832919
eISBN:
9780824870478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832919.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the everyday forms of resistance that laborers used between large conflagrations within Fiji’s plantation microcosm. Because the bulk of laborers on Fiji’s plantations were ... More


The Tasajo Trail

Andrew Sluyter

in Black Ranching Frontiers: African Cattle Herders of the Atlantic World, 1500-1900

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300179927
eISBN:
9780300183238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179927.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter looks at the relationship beteen the frontier and the Caribbean, principally Cuba, through the trade in salt-cured beef in the nineteenth century. At the Cuban end of the tasajo trail, ... More


“No One Can Honestly Say Negroes Are Satisfied”: The Sharecropper Embraces the Movement

Chris Myers Asch

in The Senator and the Sharecropper: The Freedom Struggles of James O. Eastland and Fannie Lou Hamer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807872024
eISBN:
9781469603537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807878057_asch.10
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes how Ruleville has changed a fair bit since the days of Fannie Lou Hamer and James Eastland. The population has swelled as plantation workers abandoned the countryside in the ... More


Contributions to Growth, Jobs, Food Security, and Smallholder Development

Derek Byerlee, Walter P. Falcon, and Rosamond L. Naylor

in The Tropical Oil Crop Revolution: Food, Feed, Fuel, and Forests

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190222987
eISBN:
9780190223014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190222987.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The benefits of the oil crop revolution are discussed in reference to economic growth, employment generation, poverty reduction, food security, and smallholder development. The millions of jobs ... More


Hukihuki: Mariners, Missionaries, and the Struggle for Hawaiian Bodies and Souls

James Revell Carr

in Hawaiian Music in Motion: Mariners, Missionaries, and Minstrels

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038600
eISBN:
9780252096525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038600.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter deals with the antagonistic relationship between American missionaries and American sailors, in which Hawaiians were caught in the middle. It shows how that conflict literally played out ... More


‘Passive Resistance’ in South Africa, 1906–14

David Hardiman

in The Nonviolent Struggle for Indian Freedom, 1905-19

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190920678
eISBN:
9780190943233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190920678.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

The method of ‘passive resistance’ was taken up and expanded by Gandhi during his years in South Africa. As this provides a critical element of the history, the second chapter focuses on this ... More


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