Tell My Mother I Gone to Cuba: Stories of Early Twentieth-Century Migration from Barbados.

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Marshall, Sharon Milagro. Tell My Mother I Gone to Cuba: Stories of Early Twentieth-Century Migration from Barbados. Mona, Kingston, Jamaica: University of West Indies Press, 2016, pp.210, ISBN: 9766405948.

Barbadians were among the thousands of British West Indians who migrated to Cuba in the early twentieth century in search of work, drawn there by employment opportunities fuelled largely by US investment in Cuban sugar plantations. The migrants were citizens of the British Empire, and their ill-treatment in Cuba led to a diplomatic tiff between British and Cuban authorities. The...

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