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The Coolie Speaks

Chinese Indentured Laborers and African Slaves in Cuba (Asian American History & Cultu)

by Lisa Yun

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Temple University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Social history,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Asia - China,
  • Caribbean & West Indies - Cuba,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - General,
  • History / Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba,
  • Alien labor, Chinese,
  • Cuba,
  • Indentured servants,
  • Slave labor

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12376346M
    ISBN 101592135811
    ISBN 109781592135813


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The Coolie Speaks by Lisa Yun Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Coolie Speaks is of interest not only for Chinese diaspora studies but also for Latin American, Caribbean, and Pan-African studies and literary criticism. This book is bound to become a seminal work for the study of the Chinese presence in the Americas.”Cited by: The Coolie Speaks focuses on Chinese laborers who worked side by side with African slaves in Cuba and wrote of their experiences of new bondage.

Examining these narratives of resistance, the book reconceptualizes diasporic representations and histories to offer transformative re-examinations of "Chinese," "African," and "Latino" in mutually imbricated contexts/5(16).

The Coolie Speaks is of interest not only for Chinese diaspora studies but also for Latin American, Caribbean, and Pan-African studies and literary criticism. This book is bound to become a seminal work for the study of the Chinese presence in the Americas.” —The Colonial Latin American Historical Review/5(2).

Buy This Book in Print summary Introducing radical counter-visions of race and slavery, and probing the legal and philosophical questions raised by indenture, The Coolie Speaks offers the first critical reading of a massive testimony case from Cuba in Cited by: 1.

Introducing radical counter-visions of race and slavery, and probing the legal and philosophical questions raised by indenture, The Coolie Speaks offers the first critical reading of a massive testimony case from Cuba in From this case, Yun traces the emergence of a "coolie narrative" that forms a counterpart to the "slave narrative." The written and oral testimonies of nearly.

Introducing radical counter-visions of race and slavery, and probing the legal and philosophical questions raised by indenture, The Coolie Speaks offers the first critical reading of a massive testimony case from Cuba in From this case, Yun traces the emergence of a "coolie narrative" that forms a counterpart to the "slave narrative." The written and oral testimonies of nearly.

Lisa Yun's The Coolie Speaks points to what might be called a new US "subaltern studies." The book yokes two interdependent strands of scholarly methodology The Coolie Speaks book a very satisfying and original whole. The first is South Asian subaltern studies as exemplified by Ranajit Guha's groundbreaking Elementary Aspects of Peasant Insurgency in Colonial India (), a book which.

The Coolie Speaks Book Description: Introducing radical counter-visions of race and slavery, and probing the legal and philosophical questions raised by indenture, The Coolie Speaks offers the first critical reading of a massive testimony case from Cuba in The Coolie Speaks by Lisa Yun is a nonfiction book that provides a historical and cultural analysis of the Chinese indentured laborers that were utilized in Cuba during the years A main objective of the book is to give voice to the coolies in Cuba who described “their experiences within a slave society in the Americas” (Yun,p.

xvi). Introducing radical counter-visions of race and slavery, and probing the legal and philosophical questions raised by indenture, The Coolie Speaks offers the first critical reading of a massive testimony case from Cuba in From this case, Yun traces the emergence of a "coolie narrative" that Price: $ The Coolie Speaks is of interest not only for Chinese diaspora studies but also for Latin American, Caribbean, and Pan-African studies and literary criticism.

This book is bound to become a seminal work for the study of the Chinese presence in the Americas.”. The word coolie, meaning a labourer, has a variety of other implications and is sometimes regarded as offensive or a pejorative, depending upon the historical and geographical is similar, in many respects, to the Spanish term peón, although both terms are used in some countries, with slightly differing implications.

The word originated in South Asia in The Coolie Speaks book 17th century and meant. 'Coolie Woman' Rescues Indentured Women From Anonymity When slavery was outlawed in the Caribbean, indentured servitude took over. Host Michel Martin speaks with author Gauitra Bahadur. Her book.

The Coolie Speaksoffers the first critical reading ofThe Cuba Commission Report, a massive testimony case that investigated the conditions of Chinese contract laborers in Cuba in From this case, Yun traces the emergence of a "coolie narrative" that forms a counterpart to the "slave narrative.".

It speaks to the importance of acknowledging the contributions of all ethnic groups in American history. The word "coolie" is controversial.

Yin uses it occasionally, but clearly prefers the term "Chinese Thrillingly told, beautifully illustrated, and historically important, Yin's picture book recounts the experiences of Chinese laborers on the /5.

The Coolie Speaks is of interest not only for Chinese diaspora studies but also for Latin American, Caribbean, and Pan-African studies and literary criticism. This book is bound to become a seminal work for the study of the Chinese presence in the Americas."/5(15).

Lisa Yun. The Coolie Speaks: Chinese Indentured Laborers and African Slaves in Cuba. Philadelphia: Temple UP, pp. In the introduction to The Coolie Speaks: Chinese Indentured Laborers and African Slaves in Cuba, Lisa Yun states, "The coolies, ambivalently figured as transitional figures, take their place as helpmates to history.

The book begins with an impressive contextualization of the movement of coolie labor across the Pacific, by far the most detailed analysis at hand. The core of Yun's book, however, is an examination of the coolie testimonies themselves, a discussion that occupies three of the book Author: Barry Carr.

Get this from a library. The coolie speaks: Chinese indentured laborers and African slaves in Cuba. [Lisa Yun] -- This title focuses on Chinese labourers who worked with African slaves in Cuba. Through an examination of narratives of resistance, the book reconceptualizes.

In The Coolie Speaks Lisa Yun has sidestepped Spivak’s question and embraced the challenge of “listening” to the subalterns’ voice with energy and imagination. The Coolie Speaks is another addition to the Asian American History and Culture series at Temple University Press. The book is divided into five chapters in which Yun first.

Book Reviews "The Chinese coolies of Cuba identified themselves as unfree laborers." Yun also suggests that she uses the term because it "calls upon a racialized labor history" (xx). The Coolie Speaks demonstrates that the Chinese coolie trade in Cuba should not be studied in isolation, but instead in its broader historical context.

The coolie speaks: Chinese indentured laborers and African slaves in Cuba by Yun, Lisa, Publication date Topics Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Pages: The Coolie Speaks is another addition to the Asian American History and Culture series at Temple University Press. The book is divided into five chapters in which Yun first situates the historical background of the Coolies and then goes into detail offering a wide range of examples of the Coolies’ voices, which include testimonies, petitions.

Introducing radical counter-visions of race and slavery, "The Coolie Speaks" focuses on Chinese labourers who worked side by side with African slaves in Cuba. The Chinese wrote of their peculiar yet prescient experiences of new bondage in a slave society that was transitioning from slavery to abolition.

book review of lisa yun's THE COOLIE SPEAKS: CHINESE INDENTURED LABORERS AND AFRICAN SLAVES OF CUBA. Lisa Yun, The Coolie Speaks: Chinese Indentured Laborers and African Slaves in Cuba, Temple University Press, page xix, Community histories did not necessarily feature the coolie, partly due to the fact that “coolie” is a classed term.

Asian coolies were regarded as lowly laborers. Get this from a library. The coolie speaks: Chinese indentured laborers and African slaves in Cuba. [Lisa Yun] -- The Coolie Speaks focuses on Chinese laborers who worked side by side with African slaves in Cuba and wrote of their experiences of new bondage.

Examining these narratives of resistance, the book. Download The Coolie Speaks Chinese Indentured Laborers and African Slaves in Cuba Asian American PDF Online.

The Coolie Speaks: Chinese Indentured Laborers and African Slaves in CubaAuthor: Melina Pappademos. Background. Lisa Yun’s research concerns diaspora, migration, and cross-racial cultural politics. Her book The Coolie Speaks (Temple) presents the “coolie narrative” in culturally hybrid forms of testimony and relates this to contemporary debates on new slavery, modernity and “freedom.” Additional work appears as chapters in Afro Asia (Duke), Transnational Blackness: Navigating the.

The Coolie Speaks: Chinese Indentured Laborers and African Slaves in Cuba (review) The Coolie Speaks: Chinese Indentured Laborers and African Slaves in Cuba (review) Howard, Philip A. Book Reviews niche for the collection. The historical essays are far too limited and the second part far too presentist to make this a good primary text on the history of inter-American.

Introducing radical counter-visions of race and slavery, and probing the legal and philosophical questions raised by indenture, The Coolie Speaks offers the first critical reading of a massive Author: Lisa Yun.

With the stories of these workers, Coolies and Cane advances an interpretation of emancipation that moves beyond U.S. borders and the black-white racial dynamic. Tracing American ideas of Asian labor to the sugar plantations of the Caribbean, Moon-Ho Jung argues that the racial formation of "coolies" in American culture and law played a pivotal.

One such book by him was the celebrated novel Coolie. Coolie tells the story of Munoo, a boy who has to begin his life with misery and end on the same note, and if I may say, even more in misery. Other than the story which is commonly deemed as a novel, Coolie by Mulk Raj Anand tells many other things and speaks in abundance about the class.

The Coolie Speaks: Chinese Indentured Laborers And African Slaves In Cuba. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, This Research Paper on Coolie’s History was written and submitted by user Ra1den to help you with your own studies.

This book responds to the failures of human rights—the way its institutions and norms reproduce geopolitical imbalances and social exclusions—through an analysis of how literary and visual culture can make visible human rights claims that are foreclosed in official discourses.

The Coolie Speaks offers the first critical reading of a. Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture by Gaiutra Bahadur is a curious history.

On one hand, it tells the story of the “coolie” indenturment in the British Empire (with a great introductory note about the use of the word “coolie”). On the other hand, it’s a story of family legacy. Coolie Woman grounds itself in the legitimacy of archival sources, interviews, and photos—its Author: Katy Haas.

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Arredondo Champaign: University of Illinois Press, xii + pp., $ (cloth); $ (paper) Gabriela F. Arredondoâ s Author: Young, Elliott. Lisa Yun's book The Coolie Speaks: Chinese IndenturedLaborers and African Slaves in Cuba is an extraordinary exemplar of scholarshipthat examines the under-investigated and often misunderstood phenomenon ofChinese coolie servitude in book interrogates liberal philosophies and modernist epistemologies, andoffers new theoretical perspectives and Author: Donna L.

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