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The Reinvention of Atlantic Slavery : Technology, Labor, Race, and Capitalism in the Greater Caribbean

Rood, Daniel B.

Oxford Univ Pr 2017/05
272 p. illustrations, maps ; 25 cm   
装丁: Hrd    装丁について
テキストの言語: ENG    出版国: GB
ISBN: 9780190655266
KCN: 1027885797
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DDC: 306.36209729
KDC: A302 世界史一般
M654
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The Reinvention of Atlantic Slavery explores how, in an age of industry and abolition, ambitious planters in the Upper US South, Cuba, and Brazil expanded slavery by collaborating with a transnational group of chemists, engineers, and other "plantation experts" to assist them in adapting the technologies of the Industrial Revolution to suit "tropical" needs.
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Table of Contents

Introduction - Atlantic Inversions Ch. 1 - A Creole Industrial Revolution in the Cuban Sugar-Mill Ch. 2 - "El Principio Sacarino": Purity, Equilibrium, and Whiteness in the Sugar-Mill Ch. 3 - From an Infrastructure of Fees to an Infrastructure of Flows: The Warehouse Revolution in Havana Harbor Ch. 4 - Wrought-Iron Politics: Racial Knowledge in the Making of a Greater Caribbean Railroad Industry Ch. 5 - Sweetness and Debasement: Flour and Coffee in the Richmond-Rio Circuit Ch. 6 - A Tropics of Bread: Entangled Technologies and the Greater Caribbean Origins of the US Flour Industry Ch. 7 - An International Harvest: The Development of the McCormick Reaper Epilogue Notes Index