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Race, nation, and West Indian immigration to Honduras, 1890-1940

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Chambers,Glenn Anthony (Author)
Format:
Book, Whole
Publication Date:
2010
URL:
http://www.worldcat.org/isbn/9780807135570
Published:
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press
ISBN:
9780807135570
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, History, Blacks, Race relations, 20th century, Honduras, Emigrants and immigration, 19th century, NATIONALISM, Central America
Notes:
202 p, Examines the West Indian immigrant community in Honduras through the development of the country's fruit industry, revealing that West Indians fought to maintain their identities as workers, Protestants, blacks, and English speakers in the midst of popular Latin American nationalistic notions of mestizaje, or mixed-race identity.