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Tropical Babylons : sugar and the making of the Atlantic World, 1450-1680

Author: Stuart B Schwartz
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Tropical Babylons' explores the early development of the sugar industry across the Atlantic world, using case studies from Iberia, Brazil, islands of the Caribbean & of the Atlantic itself to illustrate the differences in technology, plantation management & the social consequences of the 'sugar revolution."
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tropical Babylons.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)652280205
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart B Schwartz
ISBN: 0807828750 9780807828755 0807855383 9780807855386
OCLC Number: 54206797
Description: 347 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction / Stuart B. Schwartz --
Sugar in Iberia / William D. Phillips Jr. --
Sugar islands : the sugar economy of Madeira and the Canaries, 1450-1650 / Alberto Vieira --
The sugar economy of Española in the sixteenth century / Genaro Rodríguez Morel --
Sugar and slavery in early colonial Cuba / Alejandro De La Fuente --
A commonwealth within itself : the early Brazilian sugar industry, 1550-1670 / Stuart B. Schwartz --
The Atlantic slave trade to 1650 / Herbert Klein --
The expansion of the sugar market in Western Europe / Eddy Stols --
The sugar industry in the seventeenth century : a new perspective on the Barbadian "sugar revolution" / John J. McCusker and Russell R. Menard.
Responsibility: edited by Stuart B. Schwartz.
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The idea that sugar, plantations, slavery, and capitalism were all present at the birth of the Atlantic world has long dominated scholarly thinking. Nine essays by a multinational group of scholars  Read more...

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