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

Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  338.476641 T753 2004    ---  Available
Description 347 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 312-330) and index.
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 -- Sugar economy of Espa~nola in the sixteenth century / Genaro Rodriguez Morel -- Sugar and slavery in early colonial Cuba / Alejandro De La Fuente -- Commonwealth within itself : the early Brazilian sugar industry, 1550-1670 / Stuart B. Schwartz -- Atlantic slave trade to 1650 / Herbert Klein -- Expansion of the sugar market in Western Europe / Eddy Stols -- Sugar industry in the seventeenth century : a new perspective on the Barbadian "sugar revolution" / John J. McCusker and Russell R. Menard.
Subject Sugar trade -- Atlantic Ocean Region -- History.
Plantations -- Atlantic Ocean Region -- History.
Slavery -- Atlantic Ocean Region -- History.
Capitalism -- Atlantic Ocean Region -- History.
Added Author Schwartz, Stuart B.
ISBN 0807855383 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0807828750 (cloth : alk. paper)

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