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Book Chapter
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Author, Analytic
Shepherd, Verene A.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of History
Title, Analytic
Indians, Jamaica and the emergence of a modern migration culture
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Author, Monographic
Chamberlain, Mary
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Title, Monographic
Caribbean migration: Globalised identities
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Place of Publication
London
Publisher Name
Routledge
Date of Publication
1998
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Page(s)
165-176
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Abstract
Examines the experiences of British Indians in Jamaica. Argues that the importation of contract labourers was clearly linked to the emergence of a modern migration culture, involving a complex internal relocation and emigration of ex-slaves and the rebuilding of the labour supply by Asians. Discusses immigraiton, repatriation, return migration, internal migration, seasonal migration, and emigration in Jamaica.....
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