Coolie Woman

Author: Gaiutra Bahadur
Publisher: Hurst Publishers
ISBN: 1849042772
Size: 69.53 MB
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Coolie Woman chronicles their epic passage from Calcutta to the Caribbean, from departures akin either to kidnap or escape, through sea voyages rife with sexploitation, to new worlds where women were in short supply.

Coolie Woman

Author: Gaiutra Bahadur
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022604338X
Size: 51.76 MB
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Examining this and many other facets of these remarkable women’s lives, Coolie Woman is a meditation on survival, a gripping story of a double diaspora—from India to the West Indies in one century, Guyana to the United States in the ...

Coolie Woman

Author: Gaiutra Bahadur
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9350096471
Size: 36.21 MB
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Pregnant and travelling alone, this woman, like so many of the indentured, disappeared into history. Now, in Coolie Woman, her great-granddaughter Gaiutra Bahadur embarks on a journey into the past to find her.

The Guyana Story

Author: Odeen Ishmael
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1479795909
Size: 52.70 MB
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The book also tells of Indian, Chinese, and Portuguese indentured immigration and shows how the cultural interrelationships among the various ethnic groups introduced newer forms of conflict, but also brought about cooperation in the ...

Chinese Cubans

Author: Kathleen López
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469607123
Size: 57.42 MB
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Chinese Cubans: A Transnational History

Mobilizing India

Author: Tejaswini Niranjana
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822388421
Size: 48.96 MB
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Offering an innovative analysis of how ideas of Indian identity negotiated within the Indian diaspora in Trinidad affect cultural identities “back home,” Tejaswini Niranjana models a necessary project: comparative research across the ...

Girls For Sale

Author: Gurujada Venkata Apparao
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253348994
Size: 38.65 MB
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A masterpiece of British Indian literature in a vibrant modern English translation

Dwelling In The Archive

Author: Antoinette M. Burton
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780195144253
Size: 74.92 MB
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Through an analysis of the writings of three 20th century Indian women, this book explores how the memoirs, fictions, and histories written by women can be read as counter-narratives of colonial modernity.

Bengali Women

Author: Manisha Roy
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226230443
Size: 60.51 MB
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Drawing on personal experiences and interviews with others, Roy explores the frustrations and rewards in the lives of Hindu Bengali women in upper and upper-middle class families in India.