That others might live

That others might live A surging saga of Indian migrants fighting for freedom and equality in Mauritius Manish is one of Indians gone to Mauritius to escape the painful aftermath of the War of Independence of India

  • Title: That others might live
  • Author: Deepchand C.Beeharry
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 348
  • Format: Paperback
  • A surging saga of Indian migrants fighting for freedom and equality in Mauritius Manish is one of 300 Indians gone to Mauritius to escape the painful aftermath of the 1857 War of Independence of India While most others have been lured in by the tall promises of the recruiting agents, Manish is there to search for his father, a freedom fighter on the run In Mauritius, thA surging saga of Indian migrants fighting for freedom and equality in Mauritius Manish is one of 300 Indians gone to Mauritius to escape the painful aftermath of the 1857 War of Independence of India While most others have been lured in by the tall promises of the recruiting agents, Manish is there to search for his father, a freedom fighter on the run In Mauritius, the humiliating conditions suffered by the Indian labourers, strike a spark of sympathy and solidarity in Manish and his friends and a new consciousness begins to take shape.

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    1. This was book was mainly interesting for historical reasons. It is one of the first novels ever written about the experience of Indian indentured servants in Mauritius and is one of the few works widely available that discusses the experience of the Indian diaspora in "Maricha" in the 1860's. The novel tells the story of Manish, Thomas, and Dhiren and how they spend their time of servitude.While the setting is fascinating, the characters are flat and the plot is plodding. The author sprinkles in [...]

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