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GoldLascars Historical Story

A short outline of the Lascars' story beginning with their encounter with the East India Company through to the end of the British Empire. The story shows the exploitation and oppression faced by Lascars down the centuries.

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It is also provided as an editable PowerPoint classroom presentation (select the orange button to download). Please use ‘Slide Show’ mode to activate animations.

Key vocabulary: seafaring/seafarer; deficiency. These words are included on the accompanying Word document.

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