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Author Curtin, Philip D.
Title The rise and fall of the plantation complex : essays in Atlantic history / Philip D. Curtin.
Imprint Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Edition Second edition.

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Author Curtin, Philip D.
Series Studies in comparative world history
Studies in comparative world history.
Subject Slavery -- America -- History.
Plantation life -- America -- History.
America -- Social conditions.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 222 pages) : illustrations, maps.
polychrome rdacc
Edition Second edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. The Mediterranean origins. --2. Sugar planting: from Cyprus to the Atllantic islands. --3. Africa and the slave trade. --4. Capitalism, feudalism, and sugar planting in Brazil. --5. Bureaucrats and free lances in Spanish America. --6. The sugar revolution and the settlement of the Caribbean. --7. Anarchy and imperial control. --8. Slave societies on the periphery. --9. The slave trade and the West African economy in the eighteenth century. --10. Atlantic commerce in the eighteenth century. --11. The democratic revolution in the Atlantic basin. --12. Revolution in the French Antilles. --13. Readjustments in the nineteenth century. --14. The end of slavery in the Americas.
Summary Curtin approaches African slavery as part of a complex system of trading, slavery, and European socioeconomic control aimed at deriving profit from the rich lands of central and north America.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780511819414 (electronic bk.)
0511819412 (electronic bk.)
0521620767
9780521620765
0521629438
9780521629430
OCLC # 558431611
Additional Format Print version: Curtin, Philip D. Rise and fall of the plantation complex. 2nd ed. Cambridge, United Kingdom : Press Syndicate of the University of Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998 0521620767 (DLC) 97022511 (OCoLC)37213517


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