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Tropical Babylons The University of North Carolina Press Chapel Hill & London edited by stuart b. schwartz Tropical Babylons Sugar and the Making of the Atlantic World, 1450–1680 ∫ 2004 The University of North Carolina Press All rights reserved Manufactured in the United States of America Designed by Heidi Perov Set in Electra by Keystone Typesetting, Inc. Sugarcane ornament from North Wind Picture Archives. The paper in this book meets the guidelines for permanence and durability of the Committee on Production Guidelines for Book Longevity of the Council on Library Resources. Frontispiece: Frans Post, painting of Brazilian sugar mill and planter’s residence. Courtesy of the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam. This book was published with the assistance of the William R. Kenan Jr. Fund of the University of North Carolina Press. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Tropical Babylons : sugar and the making of the Atlantic World, 1450–1680 / edited by Stuart B. Schwartz. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. isbn 0-8078-2875-0 (cloth : alk. paper) isbn 0-8078-5538-3 (pbk. : alk. paper) 1. Sugar trade—Atlantic Ocean Region—History. 2. Plantations— Atlantic Ocean Region—History. 3. Slavery—Atlantic Ocean Region—History. 4. Capitalism—Atlantic Ocean Region—History. I. Schwartz, Stuart B. hd9100.5.t76 2004 338.4%76641%0918210903—dc22 2004001752 cloth 08 07 06 05 04 5 4 3 2 1 paper 08 07 06 05 04 5 4 3 2 1 for manuel moreno fraginals (1922–2001) and josé antônio gonçalves de mello (1916–2002) historians of sugar whose enthusiasm for their craft, generosity to fellow scholars, and love of their homelands serve as examples to those who follow This page intentionally left blank ...

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ISBN
9781469603667
Related ISBN
9780807828755
MARC Record
OCLC
652280205
Pages
368
Launched on MUSE
2014-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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