The Sugar Barons

The Sugar Barons

Family, Corruption, Empire, and War in the West Indies

Book - 2011
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Historian Matthew Parker discusses the history behind one of the greatest power struggles of the 17th to 19th centuries as Europeans made and lost immense fortunes growing and trading in sugar--a commodity so lucrative it became known as "white gold'--in the tiny Caribbean islands of Barbados, Jamaica, and the Leeward Islands.
Publisher: New York : Walker & Co., 2011.
ISBN: 9780802717443
Branch Call Number: 972.903/PARKER
Characteristics: xvii, 446 p. , [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.


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