Elliott Young, Alien Nation: Chinese Migration in the Americas from the Coolie
Era through World War II (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press 2014)
of Capitalism: Assam Tea and the Making of Coolie
I would rather cut the Gordian Knot with the sword, and place our kafirs under military law than would assist in the slightest degree to bring them in contaminating connection with the refuse of the Mahommedan world which the coolies
Gangu gains a fairly low level of consciousness while at the plantation, largely by visits to his neighbor, Narain, who gathers the coolies
in his hut in the evenings and talks of resistance and unionization.
He said teams of Sanitation Directorate comprised of nullah coolies
will carry out the cleanliness work and lifting of garbage from different nullahs on war footing.
, luggage carriers or porters, have been renamed " sahayak", assistants or helpers.
also included some circulatory migrants to the Philippines and even natives indigenous to Mexico.
at once jumped to the conclusion that this must be "The Wild Man of the Snows" to which they gave the name of Metoh-kangmi--the abominable snowman--who interested the newspapers so much,' he reported.
who laboured on Indonesia's colonial plantations in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century have oft been portrayed as enduring a wretched and miserable existence.
5) Keith Windschuttle's recent The White Australia Policy (2004) described opposition to coolie
labour before 1854 as rooted in the campaigns against transportation and slavery; characterising coolies
as 'inferior and servile' rested on 'a clear legal and economic basis' rather than on racial prejudice.
2) The Coolie
Speaks, not written specifically for historians, is essentially a learned interdisciplinary meditation on the text of the testimonies themselves, probing the existential roots of the indenture system as it were, and the complex states of mind of the coolies
, as revealed in the testimonies' style and substance.
Warren could also have highlighted his archival sources for his studies on the coolies
and the prostitutes even more.