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Debunked The Use Of The Label Coolie In Guyana
Price: Free! Words: 30,990. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research
The label “coolie” in Guyana (British Guiana) stemmed from this first group of Indian laborers that left India through the Port of Kolkata, journeying across the Indian and Atlantic Oceans and into the Americas. The label had taken root in Guyana and seeded throughout the colony. Today this derogatory label is deep rooted in the Guyanese culture. This degradation must be uprooted.
Beyond Bourda Green: a memoir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,170. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Beyond Bourda Green tells the story of growing up in Bourda, a ward of the city of Georgetown in Guyana, the land of many waters--a ward connected to the colonial past. It is a simple story of being raised in a tenement yard by a single parent mother who sacrificed her own life sustained by the dream of a better life for myself and my sister.
The Trilogy of Savitri's Garden: Rebellion and Reunion (Book3)
Price: Free! Words: 95,320. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Book 3: Their five year labor contract was up and Kalil Ansari returned to India to see his family. He had promised the girl whom he was in love with that he would return to the colony to be with her. But then another ban had taken place in India, and now Kalil and the girl were severed from each other by the great oceans.
The Trilogy of Savitri's Garden: The Escape for True Love (Book2)
Price: Free! Words: 122,010. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Book2: Just before the storm hit, Savitri had learned about the boy she had liked. The devastated storm had brought them together and True Love had begun to unfold, as many were forced to work through the storm to save the sugarcanes; sickness had prevailed. Then the unexpected happen, when Savitri was taken away to another estate to work, but her friends wanted to find her.
The Trilogy of Savitri's Garden: India to the Americas 1838, (Book1, Part II) - India Rising on the Horizon of the Americas
Price: Free! Words: 117,370. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Book 1, Part II: Upon arriving in the colony of British Guiana, located northeast of the South American continent, on May 5, 1838, immediately the hardships began, while back in India, an official ban on emigration from India had taken place, when the Government of India had learned that many of the Indians on the the two ships, the Whitby and Hesperus, were deceived and kidnapped.
The Trilogy of Savitri's Garden: India to the Americas 1838, (Book1, Part I) - Dreams of El Dorado
Price: Free! Words: 153,130. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Book 1, Part I: The famine had begun in the summer of 1837, devastating the North Western Provinces of India. The monsoon was deceptive, betraying hundreds of thousands. Many were dying and starving. In December 1837, two young men, Vishnu and Kalil, had set out on a journey to find the riches of El Dorado. They were on the way from the Maya baazar in Awadh to board the Whitby in Kolkata.
Down Independence Boulevard And Other Stories
Pre-release—available September 30, 2016. Price: $3.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Canadian
DOWN INDEPENDENCE BOULEVARD, is an anthology of short stories, focussed on some of the residents of INDEPENDENCE BOULEVARD as they struggle to cope with a racial conflict between the major nationalities in the period leading up to independence and after freedom is gained from Britain. The stories will follow these people as they leave their homes and face an uncertain future in Canada and America.
Two Weeks in Guyana
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,640. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2015 by JJ Press. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Matt Brooks' plans for the summer didn't include a trip to a third world country. But despite his wishes Matt finds himself in Guyana, where he has to spend the next two weeks helping out on a medical mission team. "Miserable" doesn't begin to describe the situation. Or his attitude. Can a new friend and some help from God's word change Matt's attitude before he makes a total mess of things?
A Voice Crying in the Wilderness
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,420. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015 by richterpublishing@icloud.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic history, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Labor rights
Leslie Melville throughout his illustrious career as a Trade Unionist in his native Guyana as he worked tirelessly for the dignity and respect of the Guyanese worker from the early pre-independence, racially divided sixties to the even more racial divided Post-Republic eighties. As a world-renowned Trade Unionist, Mr. Melville often shared his forward thinking views.
From Cubana to Santrina
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 23,450. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
The Secret Trail Of Bambi-Caribbean and Latin American Most Notorious Terrorist