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Book Chapter
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Author, Analytic
Monteith, Kathleen E. A.
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Department of History
Title, Analytic
Planting and processing techniques on Jamaican coffee plantations during slavery
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Shepherd, Verene A.
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Working slavery, pricing freedom: Perspectives from the Caribbean, Africa and the African diaspora
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Kingston, Jamaica
Publisher Name
Ian Randle
Date of Publication
2002
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112-129
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Abstract
Engages those who have argued that British Caribbean planters scoffed at improved technological innovation in the cultivation and manufacture of agricultural crops during the slavery period and that this attitude led to a decline in the British Caribbean economy. While not entirely dismissing the view that there may have been a link between the failure to adopt new technologies and economic decline, maintains that this conclusion should not be applied generally and uncritically. Drawing upon examples from the coffee industry, shows that producers were not all averse to the implementation of new and improved techniques, although the extent of implementation was uneven.....
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