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Moya Pons, Frank, 1944-
History of the Caribbean : plantations, trade, and war in the Atlantic world / Frank Moya Pons
Princeton : Markus Wiener Publishers, c2007
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  F2175 .M69 2007    AVAILABLE
Subject Caribbean Area -- History
Physical Description xiii, 370 p. : map ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 320-346) and index
Contents The Spanish occupation of the Antilles -- Sugar and slaves in the Spanish Antilles -- Monopoly, privateers, and contraband -- The early tobacco colonies -- The Sugar Revolution in the Lesser Antilles -- Poverty in the Spanish Antilles -- The emergence of Saint-Domingue -- Caribbean sugar economies in the Eighteenth Century -- Caribbean trade circuits in the Eighteenth Century -- Trade and wars -- The French Revolution in the Antilles -- New peasantries in Haiti and Santo Domingo -- Abolitionism and crisis in the British West Indies -- Sugar without slaves in the British and French Antilles -- The Sugar Revolution in Cuba and Puerto Rico -- Abolitionism in the Spanish Antilles -- Centrales and colonos -- Plantations under American control -- Migrants, peasants, and proletarians -- Why the sugar plantation?

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