A Documentary History of Indian South Africans edited by Surendra Bhana and Bridglal Pachai
|Title||A Documentary History of Indian South Africans edited by Surendra Bhana and Bridglal Pachai|
|Editor(s)||Surendra Bhana and Bridglal Pachai|
|Collection||History of Indians in South Africa|
It is common knowledge that Indians came to South Africa in two categories, namely as indentured Indians and as 'free' or 'passenger' Indians. The former came as a result of a triangular pact among three governments; and the latter, mainly traders ever alert to new opportunities abroad, came at their own expense from India, Mauritius, and other places.