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Title Hill Coolies: a Brief Exposure of the Deplorable Condition of the Hill Coolies in British Guiana and Mauritius and of the nefarious means by which they were induced to resort to these colonies
Author(s) T. F and Vindex
Section Section V: Race, Class, Imperialism and Colonialism, 1607-2007
Date 1840
Document Type Pamphlet
Place of Publication London
Publisher Harvey and Darton
Library British Library
Reference 8154.bb.11.(3.)
Region Africa, South America
Names John Scoble, William Gladstone, Governor Light, John Moss, Andrew Colville, Lord Glenelg, Sir John Hobhouse, Rev Boaz, James Blair,
Places Latin America, Guiana, Demerera, Mauritius
Topics slavery, slave trade, Anti-Slavery Society, condition and treatment of slaves, conduct of plantation managers, "origin of the coolie slave trade" (pp4-6), "proceedings of the government" (pp6-7), "the discovery" (pp7-8), "arrival of the coolies in British Guiana" (pp8-9), "condition of the coolies after arrival" (pp9-21), "measures of the British Government" (p21), "immigration scheme" (pp21-22), "subsequent movements of the planters" (pp22-35), forced transportation (p7), health and disease, sick list, hospitalisation (pp12-15), accommodation (pp14-15), punishment, beatings, flogging (pp15-16), number of forced labourers transported to Mauritius (p26)
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