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The Resource Tropical Babylons : sugar and the making of the Atlantic World, 1450-1680, edited by Stuart B. Schwartz

Tropical Babylons : sugar and the making of the Atlantic World, 1450-1680, edited by Stuart B. Schwartz

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Tropical Babylons : sugar and the making of the Atlantic World, 1450-1680
Title
Tropical Babylons
Title remainder
sugar and the making of the Atlantic World, 1450-1680
Statement of responsibility
edited by Stuart B. Schwartz
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"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."
Government publication
government publication level undetermined
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Schwartz, Stuart B
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  • Sugar trade
  • Plantations
  • Slavery
  • Capitalism
Label
Tropical Babylons : sugar and the making of the Atlantic World, 1450-1680, edited by Stuart B. Schwartz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 312-330) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
b10012967630
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
347 p.
Isbn
9780807855386
Lccn
2004001752
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill, maps
Label
Tropical Babylons : sugar and the making of the Atlantic World, 1450-1680, edited by Stuart B. Schwartz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 312-330) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
b10012967630
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
347 p.
Isbn
9780807855386
Lccn
2004001752
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill, maps

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