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Sugar and slavery

Richard B. SHERIDAN

Sugar and slavery

an economic history of the British West Indies 1623-1775

by Richard B. SHERIDAN

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Published by Ginn & Co. Ltd in Aylesbury .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography - Includes index.

StatementRichard B. Sheridan.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii,529p. :
Number of Pages529
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20225132M

Sugar and Slavery: An Economic History of the British West Indies, (Paperback or Softback). The story Sugar and Slaves: The Rise of the Planter Class in the English West Indies paints a clear picture of the English life in the Caribbean about four centuries ago. Using a variety of sources available, Richard Dunn explores the origin and the development of the plantation slave society in the region.

The food crisis in Central America and the Caribbean, the modern sugar industry, and the role of the USA and its transnational corporations are elaborated in this study of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. The development of the sugar industry and its social structure is described from until present and on-the-spot investigations illustrate the slave-like conditions under which the Haitian Cited by: Megan Vaughan is Smuts Professor of Commonwealth History at Cambridge University. She is the author of several books including Cutting Down Trees: Gender, Nutrition, and Agricultural Change in the Northern Province of Zambia, – (with Henrietta L. Moore) and Curing Their Ills: Colonial Power and African Illness.

  (). Sugar and Slavery: An Economic History of the British West Indies, – History: Reviews of New Books: Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. Cited by: 1.   While not necessarily a typical topic for Valentine’s Day, Philip Martin’s “Sugar & Slavery” discusses the history of sugarcane and the role and impact of the sugar trade on slavery in the Americas (Rethinking Columbus, p. ). Martin discusses in detail .


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Sugar and slavery by Richard B. SHERIDAN Download PDF EPUB FB2

First published by UNC Press inSugar and Slaves presents a vivid portrait of English life in the Caribbean more than three centuries ago. Using a host of contemporary primary sources, Richard Dunn traces the development of plantation slave society in the by:   Sugar and Slaves: The Rise of the Planter Class in the English West Indies, (Published by the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and the University of North Carolina Press) Richard S.

Dunn. out of 5 stars Paperback. $ Sugar: The World Corrupted: From Slavery to by:   Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Start by marking “Sugar and Slavery: An Economic History of the British West Indies, ” as /5(6). Sugar in the Blood is a very well researched and engaging book that tells the story of the author's ancestors on Barbados, in the context of both British colonialism and the role of the sugar industry in the institutionalization of slavery in the Americas.

In the process she also provides an excellent overview of the history of Barbados, which has been the most successful of Britain's former /5. This highly original book asks new questions about paintings and prints associated with the British West Indies between andwhen the trade in sugar.

“This well written story of Guayama's slavery and post-emancipation experience fulfills expectations. It not only enhances our understanding of the regional map of sugar and slavery in nineteenth-century Puerto Rico, but is a welcome invitation to overcome the vague depiction of slavery and its aftermath that still prevails in the memory of.

Sugar and slavery book Sugar in the Blood: A Family's Story of Slavery and Empire by Andrea Stuart – review An absorbing but uneven family memoir taking in both sides of the Barbadian slave trade and its legacy.

This book, by one of the leading scholars of sugar production and slavery in the Caribbean, is the most important work for understanding the place of sugar in modern world history. necessary to pay people to raise and refine sugar. Explain that, for over years, slave labor was used to raise sugar cane and refine it.

Part 2: Establishing the Cost of Sugar (15 min.) Ask students to read the essay “Sugar and Slavery.” Share the lyrics of the musical. withFile Size: 64KB. The Whitney, which opened five years ago as the only sugar-slavery museum in the nation, rests squarely in a geography of human detritus.

This book covers the changing preference of growing sugar rather than tobacco which had been the leading crop in the trans-Atlantic colonies.

The Sugar Islands were Antigua, Barbados, St. Christopher. Sugar and Slavery This inquiry provides students with an opportunity to evaluate the relationship between the dramatic increase in European sugar consumption in the 18th and 19th centuries and the reliance on the labor of enslaved persons to produce sugar in the Western Hemisphere.

The country of which Rodney wrote began as three Dutch sugar plantation districts and only officially became Britain's Guiana colony in Like the Dutch before them, the British ''developed'' British Guiana to grow sugar cane to produce sugar for Europe's exploding consumer markets.

Beyond Massa: Sugar Management in the British Caribbean by John F. Campbell Words | 5 Pages. In the book Beyond Massa: Sugar Management in the British Caribbean,by John F.

Campbell, it’s main focus encompasses and revolves around issues surrounding slavery practices by using Golden Grove estate in Jamaica as a primary source during the seventeenth and eighteenth.

A concise and well-written book relating the link between slavery and the widespread consumption of sugar. Slavery today reaches into most households through the disastrous health effects of sugar consumption, and the big pharma, big medicine, and big food efforts to keep us addicted and enslaved/5(22).

Sugar and Slavery, Family and Race The Letters and Diary of Pierre Dessalles, Planter in Martinique, edited and translated by Elborg Forster and Robert Forster Diaries of nineteenth-century plantation managers are rare; diaries of French sugar planters are rarer still.

E-BOOK EXCERPT Presents a history of the interdependence of sugar, slavery, and colonial settlement in the New World through the story of the author's ancestors, exploring the myriad connections between sugar cultivation and her family's identity, genealogy, and financial stability.

Rather limited attention was given to the production of sugar on West India plantations and the institution of slavery. Efforts to reconstruct the sugar trade led beyond the public records to the private papers of planters and merchants, including the valuable Tullideph letter-books.

Acclaimed historian James Walvin looks at the history of our collective sweet tooth, beginning with the sugar grown by enslaved people who had been uprooted and shipped vast distances to undertake the grueling labor on plantations.

The combination of sugar and slavery would transform the tastes of the Western : Pegasus Books. Lesson Four: Sugar and the African Slave Trade.

Overview: The multiple connections between sugar and the need for labor will be explored in this lesson. Maps will be analyzed. The resulting slave trade will be looked at as an economic system, ad the question raised is slavery still present in the world today?.

How Sugar Became Crucial. Even in the early ’s, there were many people who opposed the practice of slavery in the eighteenth century on the sugar plantation.

However, the advent of the eighteenth century was also a transformative time for one of the central agricultural products of the Enlightenment era: sugar.He is the author of 'Sugar is Made with Blood: The Conspiracy of La Escalera and the Conflict between Empires over Slavery in Cuba' ().

Seymour Drescher is Professor of History and Sociology at the University of Pittsburgh. His publications include 'The Meaning of Freedom: Economics, Politics and Culture after Slavery' ().For Carrington, therefore, an impoverishment of the British West Indian planter class that began with the American Revolution and was subsequently compounded by a growing over-production crisis in sugar provides the key to explaining Parliament’s decision to abolish the slave trade in Carrington’s book is an elaborate endorsement of.