In Dying to Better Themselves, Olive Senior examines the neglected post-emancipation generation of the 1850s who were lured to Panama by the promise of lucrative work and who initiated a pattern of circular migration that would transform the islands economically, socially and politically well into the twentieth century.
Dying to Better Themselves: West Indians and the Building of the Panama Canal
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Publisher: UWI Press
Publication Year: 2014