The Cargo of the Montserrat: Gilbertese Labor in Guatemalan Coffee, 1890-1908

@article{Mccreery1993TheCO,
  title={The Cargo of the Montserrat: Gilbertese Labor in Guatemalan Coffee, 1890-1908},
  author={David Mccreery and Doug Munro.},
  journal={The Americas},
  year={1993},
  volume={49},
  pages={271 - 295}
}
Upon the plantations themselves the laborers are not so badly treated, for there they are the property of their owners, and men treat their own property well, especially when it is of considerable value. But they are brought from a thoroughly healthy climate, where disease is almost unknown, to a feverstricken region. Within twelve months their numbers will probably be reduced to one-third, and at the expiration of the three years a woefully diminished number will return to their lovely homes… 

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