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Black labor migration in Caribbean Guatemala, 1882-1923

Author: Frederick Douglass Opie
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2009.
Series: Working in the Americas.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using primary and secondary sources as well as ethnographic data, Opie details the struggles of these workers who were ultimately inspired to organize by the ideas of Marcus Garvey. Regularly suffering class- and race-based attacks and persecution, black labourers frequently met such attacks with resistance. Their leverage - being able to shut down the railroad - was crucially important to the revolutionary  Read more...
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Opie, Frederick Douglass.
Black labor migration in Caribbean Guatemala, 1882-1923.
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2009
(DLC) 2009001966
(OCoLC)259265352
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Douglass Opie
ISBN: 9780813038735 0813038731
OCLC Number: 621689941
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 145 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Historical context : race and labor in Guatemala --
Race, resistance, and revolution in the late nineteenth century --
Race relations on the early-twentieth-century Caribbean frontier --
Revolvers, shotguns, machetes, and clubs : the strikes of 1909-1919 --
Labor radicalism on the Caribbean coast : Ladino mobilization in guatemala, 1920-1923 --
We depend on others too much : Garveyism and labor radicalism in the Caribbean Basin.
Series Title: Working in the Americas.
Responsibility: Frederick Douglass Opie ; foreword by Richard Greenwald and Timothy J. Minchin.

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In the late nineteenth century, many Central American governments and countries sought to fill low-paying jobs and develop their economies by recruiting black American and West Indian laborers. This  Read more...

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