Race and labor in the Hispanic Caribbean the West Indian immigrant worker experience in Puerto Rico, 1800-1850 by Jorge Luis Chinea

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • West Indians -- Puerto Rico -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Blacks -- Puerto Rico -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Immigrants -- Puerto Rico -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Alien labor -- Puerto Rico -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Puerto Rico -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Puerto Rico -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Puerto Rico -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.,
  • Puerto Rico -- Social conditions -- 19th century.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-216) and index.

Book details

StatementJorge Luis Chinea.
SeriesNew directions in Puerto Rican studies, New directions in Puerto Rican studies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1983.W47 C45 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 227 p. :
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21598728M
ISBN 100813028213
ISBN 109780813028217
LC Control Number2004066129

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