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Bechu : 'bound coolie' radical in British Guiana, 1894-1901 /
Clem Seecharan ; introductory essay by Basdeo Mangru.
Kingston, Jamaica : The University of the West Indies Press, c1999.
x, 315 p. ; 23 cm.
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Kingston, Jamaica : The University of the West Indies Press, c1999.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 306-308) and index.
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Table of Contents
Prefacep. ix
Introductory Essay: Bechu: the Voice of Consciencep. 1
Notesp. 11
Section A: Bechu: the Indefatigable Gadflyp. 13
The Guianese Environment in The Early 1890s and the Promptings Of Bechu's Radicalismp. 24
Bechu's Letters in the Context of The Guianese Environment: Bechu Under Indentureship, 1894-1897p. 33
Bechu's Letters in the Context of The Guianese Environment Bechu in Freedom, 1897-1901p. 48
Bechu and the Destitute 'Coolies' The Achievement of Ghurib Dasp. 61
Bechu Vs His 'Protectors'p. 67
The Queen Vs Bechu The Libel Case, 1898-1899p. 73
Section B: Bechu: His Letters And Their Contextp. 97
The Emergence of A 'Bound Coolie' Radical Bechu, the Shootings at Plantation Non Pareil and 'Langton'p. 98
Bechu and the Norman Commission, February 1897p. 119
Bechu and His Critics Personal Attacksp. 132
Unmasking the Plantocracy Bechu, Indentureship And 'King Sugar'p. 152
Bechu, the Salvation Army And Derelict 'Coolies' in Georgetown With Special Reference to The Work of Ghurib Dasp. 257
Bechu and His Challenge To Colonial Authoritiesp. 288
Bibliographyp. 306
Indexp. 309
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