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Book Chapter
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Shepherd, Verene A.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of History
Title, Analytic
Official policy towards the education of children of Indian immigrants and settlers in Jamaica, 1879-1950
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Gosine, Mahine; Narine, Dhanpaul
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Sojourners to settlers
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USA
Publisher Name
Windsor Press
Date of Publication
1999
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22-35
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Abstract
Notes that over 38,000 Asians from the Indian sub-continent migrated to Jamaica between 1845-1916 to supplement the African-Jamaican labour force in an effort to save the declining plantation economy. Examines official policies towards the education of the children of theser immigrants, the response of Indian parents, communal associations and church groups towards these policies, and the impact of the policies on school attendance.....
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