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Title Coolies, capital, and colonialism : studies in Indian labour history / edited by Rana P. Behal and Marcel van der Linden
Published Cambridge ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2006


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Description 286 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Series International review of social history. Supplement ; 14
International review of social history. Supplement ; 14
Contents Introduction / Sabyasachi Bhattacharya -- Working across the seas : Indian maritime labourers in India, Britain, and in between, 1600-1857 / Michael H. Fisher -- The brickmakers' strikes on the Ganges Canal in 1848-1849 / Jan Lucassen -- On the move : circulating labour in pre-colonial, colonial, and post-colonial India / Ian J. Kerr -- Mobility and containment : the voyages of South Asian seamen, c. 1900-1960 / Ravi Ahuja -- Power structure, discipline and labour in Assam tea plantations during colonial rule / Rana P. Behal -- "Following custom?" : representations of community among Indian immigrant labour in the West Indies, 1880-1920 / Prabhu P. Mohapatra -- Masculinity, respect, and the tragic : themes of proletarian humor in contemporary industrial Delhi / Shankar Ramaswami -- Stretching labour historiography : ideas from South Asia / Willem van Schendel -- War on the shopfloor / Rajnarayan Chandavarkar
Notes Published for the Internationaal Instituut voor Sociale Geschiedenis, Amsterdam
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [279]-286)
Subject Labor -- India -- History.
Working class -- India -- History.
Author Behal, Rana Partap.
Linden, Marcel van der, 1952-
LC no. 2007273278
ISBN 0521699746 paperback
Other Titles Studies in Indian labour history