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2 edition of sea is woman. found in the catalog.

sea is woman.

Albert E. Idell

sea is woman.

by Albert E. Idell

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by H. Holt and company in New York .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.I1889 Se, PS3517.D54 Se
The Physical Object
Pagination5 p. l., 321 p.
Number of Pages321
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6510842M
LC Control Number47001779
OCLC/WorldCa1652908

In , a young woman sailed from India to Guiana as a “coolie”—the British name for indentured laborers who replaced the newly emancipated slaves on sugar plantations all around the world. Pregnant and traveling alone, this woman, like so many coolies, disappeared into history. In Coolie Woman—shortlisted for the Orwell Prize—her great-granddaughter Gaiutra Bahadur embarks on. Ching Shih: 65 (Chinese: 鄭 氏; literally: 'Madame Ching') (born Shih Yang (Chinese: 石 陽; –), a.k.a. Cheng I Sao (Chinese: 鄭 一 嫂), was a Chinese pirate leader who terrorized the China Seas during the Jiaqing Emperor period of the Qing dynasty in the early 19th-century. She commanded over junks (traditional Chinese sailing ships) manned by 20, to 40, pirates: 71 Base of operations: South China Sea.

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