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Work and community among West African migrant workers since the nineteenth century

Author: Diane Frost
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the history of a group of West Africans, the Kru, who as ship's labourers and seafarers contributed greatly to British colonial trade with West Africa.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diane Frost
ISBN: 0853235236 9780853235231 0853235333 9780853235330
OCLC Number: 41421386
Description: 278 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, map, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: In the beginning : Kru country; Colonialism, migration and a diaspora in the making --
Sailors and workers : Early work and recruitment; Nature of work; Labour conditions; 'Alien' seamen in Liverpool; Work palaver --
The Kru community in Freetown : Settlement; Indirect rule; Community and social organisation --
The Kru community in Liverpool : The Kru and the black community; Social profile and organisation; Identity.
Responsibility: Diane Frost.
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