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Book is in excellent condition in every respect, as new. A collection of short stories describing the experiences of the Chinese in British Guiana. Chinese were first procured to work on the cane plantations, replacing the freed slaves of African origin. Between 1853 and 1879 a total of 13,541 Chinese immigrants were introduced to the colony. By the beginning of the 20th century only about 3,000 of Chinese ancestry remained. Contains oral histories, personal recollections, photographs and archival materials ... 343 pages. B&w photographs, maps.