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Indentured Labor, Caribbean Sugar; Chinese and Indian Migrants to the British West Indies, 1838-1918 (Johns Hopkins Studies in Atlantic History and Culture)

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In Indentured Labor, Caribbean Sugar Walton Look Lai offers the first comprehensive study of Asian immigration and the indenture system in the entire British West Indies — with particular emphasis on the experiences of indentured laborers in the major receiving colonies of British Guyana, Trinidad, and Jamaica. Exploring living and working conditions as well as the makeup of immigrant communities and their cultures, Look Lai offers a "dialectical pluralist" model of Caribbean acculturation that contrasts with the more familiar "melting pot" or "pure pluralist" model.

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A comprehensive study of Asian immigration and the indenture system in the entire British West Indies - with particular emphasis on the experiences of indentured labourers in the major receiving colonies of British Guyana, Trinidad and Jamaica.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780801877469
Author:
Look Lai, Walton
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Author:
Lai, Walton Look
Subject:
Slavery
Subject:
Emigration & Immigration
Subject:
Asia - India & South Asia
Subject:
Caribbean & West Indies - General
Subject:
World History-Caribbean
Series:
Johns Hopkins Studies in Atlantic History & Culture
Publication Date:
20040131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
9.00x6.00x.90 in. 1.30 lbs.

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