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November 29, 2011


Dan Hardie

In Allinson and Fairlie's 'The Monocled Mutineer', there's a short but pretty horrific account of how the Chinese indentured labourers rebelled in Boulogne at the same time as British, Canadian and ANZAC troops were mutinying at Etaples. The Chinese don't seem to have done anything more than demand slightly shorter hours and somewhat less inhuman working conditions, but their protests were put down with a lot of bloodshed.


The surname is probably Chang 常, taking the initial T into account.
Liou is presumably 劉/刘.

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