Download E-books The Cuba Commission Report: A Hidden History of the Chinese in Cuba. The Original English-Language Text of 1876 (Johns Hopkins Studies in Atlantic History and Culture) PDF

"Provides history details and establishes the context for this episode within the foreign heritage of work in addition to within the histories of Cuba, Caribbean plantations, and the in a foreign country Chinese."--Journal of financial Literature.

In 1873, triggered by means of experiences of such abuse within the Spanish colony of Cuba, the govt of China despatched an Imperial challenge to enquire the residing and dealing stipulations of chinese language workers at the island's sugar plantations. the outcome used to be The Cuba fee record, a grotesque checklist of the adventure of chinese language staff in Cuba, corroborated via countless numbers of depositions taken from the employees themselves. This softcover version reproduces the English-language textual content that used to be a part of the unique document of 1876. In a unique word to the reader, Rebecca Scott and Sidney Mintz describe the types of data contained during this notable rfile. "This is, certainly, exertions heritage and migration history," writes Helly, "but of a type not often narrated in so terrifying a manner."

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