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Workers in bondage : the origins and bases of unfree labour in Queensland, 1824-1916 / Kay Saunders
Bib ID 112850
Format BookBook
Author
Saunders, Kay, 1947-
 
Description St. Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, c1982 
xx, 213 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 070221583X
Series

University of Queensland Press scholars' library.

Summary

Historical study of convict, Melanesian, Polynesian, Chinese, Indian, Japanese and other indentured labourers in Queensland, especially in the sugar industry; includes information on Aboriginal and Islander labour from the early contact period onwards; draws on a wide range of documentary and contemporary sources.

Notes

Includes index.

For tertiary students.

Bibliography: p. 189-[204].

Subjects Plantations. Indentured personnel. Queensland, 1824-1916  |  Contract labor -- Queensland -- History.  |  Employment - Conditions - Slavery and indentured labour.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Sugar.  |  Colonisation.  |  Settlement and contacts - Chinese.  |  Employment - Labour market.  |  Indigenous peoples - Pacific.  |  Indigenous peoples - Pacific.  |  Settlement and contacts - Chinese.  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Race relations - Violent - Massacres, murders, poisonings etc. - To 1900.  |  Employment - Conditions - Slavery and indentured labour.  |  Employment - Labour market.  |  Colonisation.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Sugar.  |  Queensland -- Social conditions.  |  Queensland (Qld)  |  Queensland (Qld)

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