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Book Chapter
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Author, Analytic
Shepherd, Verene A.
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History; Faculty of Arts and Education
Title, Analytic
The politics of migration: Government policy towards Indians in Jamaica, 1845- 1945
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Before & after 1865: Education, politics and regionalism in the Caribbean edited by Brian L. Moore and Swithin Wilmot
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Kingston, Jamaica
Publisher Name
Ian Randle
Date of Publication
1998
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177-189
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'Examines how the political directorate demonstrated its attitude towards the Indian immigrants and settlers through legislation affecting the terms of the financing of their import, indentureship and mobility, seeking to restrict rural-urban migration, outmigration and repatriation. Government policy affected the Indians' social customs and institutions as settlers and their call for special ethnic representation in the legislature.'....
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