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Social Text (1 March 2005) 23 (1 (82)): 15–36.
Published: 01 March 2005
... bonded servants saw freedom, girmit entered the idiom of Indian workers transported to Fiji. The appearance of this noun among the Fiji-based recruits marked a watershed moment in the history of indentured labor. For the fi rst time since the system’s inception in 1838, Indian agricultural workers...
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Social Text (1 March 2014) 32 (1 (118)): 23–43.
Published: 01 March 2014
... strands below. 26 Khalili ∙ Uses of Happiness in Counterinsurgencies Finally, affection and disaffection are legislated and institutionalized in the imperial context. As Martha Kaplan has shown in the context of Fiji, the British transformed affection from a “ ‘thing’ that is not...
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Social Text (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 109–130.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., Suriname, and Fiji.20 British vessels dominated the transport of South Asian labor, while American ships helped transport up to 225,000 Chinese laborers to Cuba and Peru between 1847 and 1874. Controversies over American participation in this lucrative...
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Social Text (1 June 2008) 26 (2 (95)): 35–59.
Published: 01 June 2008
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Social Text (1 September 2004) 22 (3 (80)): 75–104.
Published: 01 September 2004
... diasporic locales.4 This projection occurs namely in those national sites where the need for menial and physical labor overdetermined the class status of immigrants, that is, in Fiji, Guyana, Trinidad, and Suriname (indentured laborers), as well as Saudi Arabia, Kenya, Britain, and, to a lesser...