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Conference Proceedings
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Shepherd, Verene A.
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Department of History & Archaeology
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From contract workers to entrepreneurs: The historical roots of Indian settlement and socio-economic transformation in Jamaica
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Indian Diasporic conference
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May 28- 29, 2005
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Trinidad
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Abstract
Traces the evolution of the Indian community in Jamaica and examines the socio-economic experiences of Indians as they made the transition from transient indentured workers to citizens of Jamaica who carved out niches in the economy.