Overview

Edward Jenkins

(1838—1910) politician and satirist


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(1838–1910). English lawyer and Victorian novelist whose examination of Indian indentured labourers influenced post-abolition politics. The son of a Wesleyan missionary, Jenkins was born in Bangalore, India. He was educated in Canada before moving to Britain in the 1860s and qualifying as a barrister in 1864.

[...]

From The Oxford Companion to Black British History in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: British History.



Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.