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The economy of British West Florida, 1763-1783

Author: Robin F A Fabel
Publisher: Tuscaloosa. : University of Alabama Press, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Florida was acquired by the British through diplomacy in 1763 as a spoil of war. This study looks at how politicians, entrepreneurs and government officials achieved or failed to achieve their ambitions in West Florida, whether the province as a whole was economically viable, and whether the generally held belief that West Florida was an economic failure is a fair judgement.
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Genre/Form: History
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Fabel, Robin F.A., 1934-
Economy of British West Florida, 1763-1783.
Tuscaloosa. : University of Alabama Press, ©1988
(OCoLC)568693918
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robin F A Fabel
ISBN: 081730312X 9780817303129 0817311912 9780817311919
OCLC Number: 13332013
Description: ix, 296 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Immigration --
Blacks in West Florida --
The Indian and Caribbean trade --
Trading with the spanish empire --
Plantation life --
The Maritime life of the province --
The Company of military adventurers --
Conclusion: Maritime traffic, 1763-1778 --
Deerskin prices, 1768-1778 --
Agents for military adventurers --
Slave transactions, 1764-1779 --
Imports to Britain from Florida, 1773-1775.
Responsibility: Robin F.A. Fabel.

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Florida was acquired by the British through diplomacy in 1763 as a spoil of war. This study looks at how politicians, entrepreneurs and government officials achieved or failed to achieve their ambitions in West Florida, whether the province as a whole was economically viable, and whether the generally held belief that West Florida was an economic failure is a fair judgement.

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