The Resource The Chinese in the West Indies, 1806-1995 : a documentary history, [compiled by] Walton Look Lai

The Chinese in the West Indies, 1806-1995 : a documentary history, [compiled by] Walton Look Lai

Label
The Chinese in the West Indies, 1806-1995 : a documentary history
Title
The Chinese in the West Indies, 1806-1995
Title remainder
a documentary history
Statement of responsibility
[compiled by] Walton Look Lai
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NDD
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
F1629.C45
LC item number
C5 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Look Lai, Walton
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chinese
  • Immigrants
  • Chinese
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Immigrants
  • Race relations
  • Chinezen
  • Immigranten
  • China
  • West Indies
  • West Indies
  • China
  • West Indies
Label
The Chinese in the West Indies, 1806-1995 : a documentary history, [compiled by] Walton Look Lai
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [333]-338)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • General picture of emigration from China in the 1850s
  • Emigration and Adjustment to West Indian Plantations
  • Beginning of the emigration process (1852-1854)
  • The emigration years (1859-1866)
  • Social adjustment to plantation life and society
  • The Kung Convention and Its Aftermath
  • The diplomatic impasse over the 1866 Convention, and the last years of the West Indian migration (1866-1884)
  • The Emergence of the Modern Chinese Community
  • Life after indenture: indentured servants to traders (1870-1918)
  • Life in the inter-war period and after: social mobility, assimilation and the new migration (1918-1950)
  • Foreword
  • Table of statistics
  • Biographies of Chinese families (to the 1990s)
  • Bridget Brereton
  • Guest Foreword
  • Lu Shulin
  • The Chinese in the Caribbean region
  • Possibilities and Prospects of Organised Emigration
  • Early efforts at importing Chinese labour into the West Indies (1802-1806): the Fortitude experiment in Trinidad
  • Events leading up to organised emigration from China to the British West Indies (1811-1852)
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxxii, 338 pages
Isbn
9789766400217
Lccn
98194239
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)39522228
  • (OCoLC)ocm39522228
Label
The Chinese in the West Indies, 1806-1995 : a documentary history, [compiled by] Walton Look Lai
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [333]-338)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • General picture of emigration from China in the 1850s
  • Emigration and Adjustment to West Indian Plantations
  • Beginning of the emigration process (1852-1854)
  • The emigration years (1859-1866)
  • Social adjustment to plantation life and society
  • The Kung Convention and Its Aftermath
  • The diplomatic impasse over the 1866 Convention, and the last years of the West Indian migration (1866-1884)
  • The Emergence of the Modern Chinese Community
  • Life after indenture: indentured servants to traders (1870-1918)
  • Life in the inter-war period and after: social mobility, assimilation and the new migration (1918-1950)
  • Foreword
  • Table of statistics
  • Biographies of Chinese families (to the 1990s)
  • Bridget Brereton
  • Guest Foreword
  • Lu Shulin
  • The Chinese in the Caribbean region
  • Possibilities and Prospects of Organised Emigration
  • Early efforts at importing Chinese labour into the West Indies (1802-1806): the Fortitude experiment in Trinidad
  • Events leading up to organised emigration from China to the British West Indies (1811-1852)
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxxii, 338 pages
Isbn
9789766400217
Lccn
98194239
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)39522228
  • (OCoLC)ocm39522228

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