West Indians in West Africa, 1808-1880: The African Diaspora in Reverse (Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora) (Hardcover)

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An examination of the trans-oceanic migration of West Indians from the Caribbean to Sierra Leone in the decades following the abolition of slavery in the British colonies in 1807. The West Indians who immigrated to Sierra Leone during this period came to occupy many positions in the colonial government of the colony, and, in time, they were an important although not always liked] minority. Nemata Blyden is a Professor in the School of Arts and Humanities, University of Texas at Dallas.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781580460460
ISBN-10: 1580460461
Publisher: University of Rochester Press
Publication Date: October 15th, 2000
Pages: 270
Language: English
Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora