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Migration, Mining, and the African Diaspora Guyana in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

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ISBN-10: 0230115896

ISBN-13: 9780230115897

Edition: 2011

Authors: Barbara P. Josiah

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List price: $110.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 11/3/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 274
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

List of Tables and Figures
Preface
Acknowledgments
List of Abbreviations
Introduction
African Diaspora Migrant Miners and Guyana's El Dorado
Migration and Mining Strategies in a Colonial Society
Mining Factors in a Diversified Economy
The Perils of Labor in Mining: Migration and Mortality
Aspects of Infrastructure Development: Gold and Diamonds
Another Approach: Organizing Bauxite Production
Evolving Relations: Mining and Trade Unionism
Internal Migration and Village Dynamics: Families and Communities Coping
Knowledge Transfer and Cooperativism: Agriculture and Mining Eras
African Continuities, Jewels, and Economic Linkages to Mining
Conclusion