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reader ´ Coolie Woman ´ The Odyssey of Indenture read ï eyltransferservices î ❅ [KINDLE] ✾ Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture By Join or create book clubs ➞ – Eyltransferservices.co.uk In 1903 a Brahmin woman sailed from India to Guyana as a coolie the nIn 1903 a Brahmin woman sailed from India to Guyana as a coolie the name the British gave to the million indentured labourers they recruited for sugar plantations worldwide after slavery ended The woman who claimed no husband was pregnant and travelling alone A century later her great granddaughter embarks on a journey into the past hoping to solve a mystery what made her leave her country? And had she also left be A well written and well researched book I awaited its delivery with anticipation and could not put this book down after I started to read it I enjoyed reading every chapter Ms Bahadur has done an excellent job of presenting the evil of the indentured system that took place in then British Guiana during colonial times and its conseuences I highly recommend this book to anyone who enjoys deep and thoughtful reading

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Hind a man?Gaiutra Bahadur an American journalist pursues traces of her great grandmother over three continents She also excavates the repressed history of some uarter of a million female coolies Disparaged as fallen many were runaways widows or outcasts and many migrated alone Coolie Woman chronicles their epic passage from Calcutta to the Caribbean from departures akin either to kidnap or escape through sea voyag Fascinating history of the Indian Arrival in Guyana viewed through the prism of one woman's journey Written in very accessible and engaging language not impenetrable academic ese

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Coolie Woman The Odyssey of IndentureEs rife with sexploitation to new worlds where women were in short supply When they exercised the power this gave them some fell victim to the machete in brutal attacks often fatal by men whom they spurned Sex with overseers both empowered and imperiled other women in eual measure It also precipitated uprisings as a struggle between Indian men and their women intersected with one between coolies and their overlords amazingly good highly recommend it personal history combined with actual submerged history of movement of poor people from one continent to another to perform back breaking work in the 19th 20th centurydefinitely worth reading