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Worker in the cane

Sidney Wilfred Mintz

Worker in the cane

a Puerto Rican life history.

by Sidney Wilfred Mintz

  • 149 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Puerto Rico,
  • Puerto Rico.
    • Subjects:
    • Sugar workers -- Puerto Rico.,
    • Puerto Rico -- Rural conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesCaribbean series,, 2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8039.S86 P86
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 288 p.
      Number of Pages288
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5794818M
      LC Control Number60006606
      OCLC/WorldCa527051

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      Each worker's daily harvest yields almost a ton of processed sugar. During the six-month harvest, the cutters will clear about , acres of cane, producing more than 1 million tons of sugar. On the Carribean island of Martinique, a young boy named Jose listens to stories of Africa told by an old sugar cane worker. After the old man dies, the boy writes the stories in his own words and submits them as a school essay. His telling is so eloquent that the school .


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I recently read a biography called: "Worker in the Cane-A Puerto Rican Life History", written by the late Sidney W. Mintz that opened my perspective on living in Puerto Rico in the to mid 40's.

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My grandfather was a sugar cane cutter/ worker in Puerto Rico at the same time period this book takes place. Although my grandfather lived in a different town in PR, I knew that reading this would give me more insights into his life back then.

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This is the absorbing story of Don Taso, a Puerto Rican sugar cane worker, and of his family and the village in which he lives. Told largely in his own words, it is a vivid account of the drastic changes taking place in Puerto Rico, as he sees them.

Worker in the Cane is both a profound social document and a moving spiritual testimony. Don Taso Brand: Norton, W. & Company, Inc. Sidney Wilfred Mintz (Novem – Decem ) was an American anthropologist best known for his studies of the Caribbean, creolization, and the anthropology of received his PhD at Columbia University in and conducted his primary fieldwork among sugar-cane workers in Puerto Rico.

Later expanding his ethnographic research to Haiti and Jamaica, he produced Alma mater: Brooklyn College (B.A.), Columbia. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Worker in the cane by Sidney Wilfred Mintz,Greenwood Press edition, in English Worker in the cane ( edition) | Open LibraryCited by:   Zwelethu and a sugar cane worker Zwelethu Mthethwa is a South African photographer and painter who has taken pictures of migrant workers in mining and in sugarcane in the country.

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