Indentured Labor in the Age of Imperialism, 1834-1922

Indentured Labor in the Age of Imperialism, 1834-1922

by David Northrup
     
 

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From 1834-1922, two million Asians, Africans, and South Pacific Islanders signed long-term labor contracts in return for free passage and modest wages. This is the first survey of the global flow of indentured migrants that developed to replace freed slaves on sugar plantations in the British colonies. See more details below

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From 1834-1922, two million Asians, Africans, and South Pacific Islanders signed long-term labor contracts in return for free passage and modest wages. This is the first survey of the global flow of indentured migrants that developed to replace freed slaves on sugar plantations in the British colonies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521480475
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/30/1995
Series:
Studies in Comparative World History Series
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

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