Sacred sites and objects may not be respected when they are perceived as goods to trade. While landscape, accommodation, food and drinks, etc. Tourists often look for recognizable facilities in an unfamiliar environment, like well-known fast-food restaurants and hotel chains. As long as tourists just want a glimpse of the local atmosphere, a quick glance at local life, without any knowledge or even interest, staging will be inevitable.
However, it was tainted by the Ratsitatane episode. Ratsitatane, nephew of King Radama of Madagascar, was brought to Mauritius as a political prisoner. He was betrayed by an associate and was caught by the British forces, summarily judged, and condemned to death.
He was beheaded at Plaine Verte on 15 Apriland his head was displayed as a deterrent against future uprisings among the slaves. In the same year, there was a move by the procureur-general to abolish slavery without compensation to the slave owners.
This gave rise to discontent, and, to check an eventual rebellion, the government ordered all the inhabitants to surrender their arms.
Furthermore, a stone fortress, Fort Adelaide, was built on a hill now known as the Citadel hill in the centre of Port Louis to quell any uprising. The planters brought a large number of indentured labourers from India to work in the sugar cane fields. Between andaround half a million indentured labourers were present on the island.
They worked on sugar estates, factories, in transport and on construction sites. Additionally, the British brought 8, Indian soldiers to the island. Inthe colour bar was officially abolished in Mauritius, but British governors gave little power to coloured persons, and appointed only whites as leading officials.
He also made Port Louis become a municipality so that the citizens could administer the town through their own elected representatives. A street has been named after him in Port Louis, and his bust was erected in the Jardin de la Compagnie in It created elected positions on the governing council, but the franchise was restricted mainly to the French and Creole classes.
The labourers brought from India were not always fairly treated, and a German, Adolph von Plevitz, made himself the unofficial protector of these immigrants.
He mixed with many of the labourers, and in helped them to write a petition which was sent to Governor Gordon. A commission was appointed to look into the complaints made by the Indian immigrants, and in two lawyers, appointed by the British Crown, were sent from England to make an inquiry.
This Royal Commission recommended several measures that would affect the lives of Indian labourers during the next fifty years. He stayed on the island for two weeks, and urged the Indo-Mauritian community to take an interest in education and to play a more active role in politics.
Back in India, he sent over a young lawyer, Manilal Doctorto improve the plight of the Indo-Mauritians. During the same year, faster links were established with the island of Rodrigues thanks to the wireless.
The electrification of Port Louis took place inand in the same decade the Mauritius Hydro Electric Company managed by the Atchia Brothers was authorised to provide power to the towns of upper Plaines Wilhems.
The s were a period of political agitation. The rising middle class made up of doctors, lawyers, and teachers began to challenge the political power of the sugar cane landowners. Shops and offices were damaged in the capital, and one person was killed. In the same year,the first public cinema shows took place in Curepipe, and, in the same town, a stone building was erected to house the Royal College.
World War I broke out in August Many Mauritians volunteered to fight in Europe against the Germans and in Mesopotamia against the Turks. But the war affected Mauritius much less than the wars of the eighteenth century.As a follow-up to Tuesday’s post about the majority-minority public schools in Oslo, the following brief account reports the latest statistics on the cultural enrichment of schools in Austria.
Vienna is the most fully enriched location, and seems to be in roughly the same situation as Oslo. Many thanks to Hermes for the translation from rutadeltambor.com Culture clashes. Because tourism involves movement of people to different geographical locations, and establishment of social relations between people who would otherwise not meet, cultural clashes can take place as a result of differences in cultures, ethnic and religious groups, values and lifestyles, languages, and levels of prosperity.
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