Chinese Bondage

Ignacio López-Calvo

in Imaging the Chinese in Cuban Literature and Culture

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print June 2008 | ISBN: 9780813032405
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813039466 | DOI:
Chinese Bondage

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This chapter discusses Chinese slavery as represented in the testimonials Biography of a Runaway Slave and The Cuba Commission Report, and in two other texts with some testimonial traits. It also studies the way in which the indomitable nature of the Chinese, their nostalgia, and their resignation are portrayed in the documentary film Nadie escuchaba and the novel Monkey Hunting.

Keywords: Chinese slavery; bondage; The Cuba Commission Report; testimonials; Chinese; Nadie escuchaba; Monkey Hunting

Chapter.  7566 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture

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