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Indian indenture in the Straits Settlements, 1872-1910 : policy and practice in Province Wellesley

Chanderbali, David Sinjeet


The Introduction to this thesis provides a brief survey of Indian indentured immigration into selected colonies, and presents some of the conflicting interpretations of Indian indenture. It also states the main object of this study. Chapter I discusses the factors that gave rise to large-scale sugar cultivation by Europeans in Province Wellesley, and examines the reasons why the local Malays and the Javanese and Chinese immigrants were not adequately responsive to the demand for...[Show more]

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Date published: 1983-12
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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