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By Keith L. Tinker

"Creatively drawing on documentary assets and oral histories, Tinker bargains worthwhile insights into the social, political, and financial forces that experience contributed to shaping the heritage of West Indian migrations to the Bahamas--a kingdom that has frequently been neglected in Caribbean migration studies."--Frederick H. Smith, writer of Caribbean Rum

Although the Bahamas is geographically a part of the West Indies, its inhabitants has regularly rejected makes an attempt to hyperlink Bahamian nationwide id to the histories of its poorer Caribbean pals. the results of this angle has been that the impression of Barbadians, Guyanese, Haitians, Jamaicans, and Turks and Caicos islanders residing within the Bahamas has remained almost unstudied.

In this well timed quantity, Keith Tinker explores the stream of peoples to and from the Bahamas and assesses the influence of varied migrant teams at the personality of the islands’ society and id. He analyzes the phenomenon of "West Indian elitism" and divulges an fascinating photo of ways immigrants--both documented and undocumented--have formed the Bahamas from the pre-Columbian interval to the present.

The result's the main whole and complete research of migration to the Bahamas, a piece that reminds us that Caribbean migration is set greater than simply the folk who go away the islands for the continents of North the USA and Europe.

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