Shepherd, Verene; Monteith, Kathleen, E. A
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Department of History and Archaeology
Penkeepers and coffee farmers in a plantation society
Slavery without sugar: Diversity in Caribbean Economy and Society since the 17th century
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University Press of Florida
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Describes the marginal role of coffee and the rearing of animals in 18th and 19th century Jamaica. Authors conclude that owners of non-sugar producing units seemed to have been relegated to secondary roles and social positions in a plantation society dominated by the sugar sector. Non-sugar proprietors who were not directly linked to the export sector were even more marginalized.....