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The sugar slaves : a novel of the Queensland kanakas / by John P. McD. Smith
Bib ID 277318
Format BookBook
Author
Smith, John P. Mc., 1946-
 
Description Henley Beach, S. Aust. : Seaview Press, 2002 
298 p. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 1740082060
Summary

Fictional account of life of Kanaka labourer, Kissaway; describes how forced from home; journey from New Hebrides to Queensland; life, including sufferings of labourers; personal relationships; escape from plantation; life as a fugitive; life, including his marriage, on a Mission, including assistance to other Kanakas; forced to leave with arrival of new missionary; life with fear of deportation and separation from family.

Subjects Australian South Sea Islanders -- Queensland -- Fiction.  |  Sugar workers -- Queensland -- Fiction.  |  Employment - Conditions - Slavery and indentured labour.  |  Literature and stories - Fiction.  |  Indigenous peoples - Pacific - Kanakas.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Sugar.  |  Queensland (Qld)
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520 |aFictional account of life of Kanaka labourer, Kissaway; describes how forced from home; journey from New Hebrides to Queensland; life, including sufferings of labourers; personal relationships; escape from plantation; life as a fugitive; life, including his marriage, on a Mission, including assistance to other Kanakas; forced to leave with arrival of new missionary; life with fear of deportation and separation from family.
650 0 |aAustralian South Sea Islanders|zQueensland|vFiction.
650 0 |aSugar workers|zQueensland|vFiction.
650 7 |aEmployment - Conditions - Slavery and indentured labour.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aLiterature and stories - Fiction.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aIndigenous peoples - Pacific - Kanakas.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aReligions - Christianity - Missions.|2aiatsiss
650 7 |aEconomic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Sugar.|2aiatsiss
651 7 |aQueensland (Qld)|2aiatsisp
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