Setting Down Roots

R 150.00  

Subtitle: Indian Migrants in South Africa, 1860 - 1911
Author: Surendra Bhana and Joy Brain
Publisher: Witwatersrand University Press (1990)
Edition: First Edition
ISBN-10: 1868140202
ISBN-13: 9781868140206
Condition: Very Good. Edges and corners have some wear. There is minor rubbing to the covers. Else an internally clean, well-bound copy.
Binding: Softcover
Pages: 241
Dimensions: 20.6 x 14.8 x 1.7 cm
Weight: 0.35 kg
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From the early 1860s until 1911 thousands of Indians were recruited to work on the farms of Natal. During the same period many others came to South Africa as immigrants seeking opportunities as traders or craftsmen.

 

This study traces the movements of these settlers in the face of increasing hostility from whites and the harsh and unfamiliar conditions under which they had to live.



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