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Sugar and the origins of modern Philippine society

Author: John A Larkin
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The sugar industry has been a vital part of the economic and social life of modern Philippine society. Under Spanish and American colonialism, sugar cultivation and export became one of the chief commercial industries in the Philippines. Both the Filipino people and the colonizing forces participated in the sugar industry; a few profited enormously. John Larkin examines how the international sugar market and local  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John A Larkin
ISBN: 0520079566 9780520079564
OCLC Number: 25412453
Description: xvi, 337 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Foundations, 1565-1835 --
3. Frontiers, 1836-1920 --
4. The Mind of Sugarlandia --
5. Centrals, 1920-1934 --
6. Quotas, 1935-1941 --
Appendix A. Philippine Sugar Exports, 1836-1920 --
Appendix B. Destination of Philippine Sugar Exports, 1840-1920 --
Appendix C. Letter from Antonio Villanueva to the Director of Lands, 1919 --
Appendix D. Letter from G. Seaver to Archibald Harrison, 1918 --
Appendix E. Elected Provincial Officials Representing Western Negros and Pampanga, 1919-1934.
Responsibility: John A. Larkin.
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