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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Shepherd, Verene A.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of History
Article Title
Diversity in Caribbean economy and society from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries
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Journal Title
Plantation Society in the Americas
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
1998
Volume ID
5
Issue ID
2-3
Page(s)
175-188
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Abstract
Argues that sugar did not control the whole structure of life in the Caribbean in any deterministic way. Despite the switch to sugar, by the late 18th century, all Caribbean economies continued to produce some non-sugar crops.