What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Cuba Puerto Rico and the Domini
Contradiction Adaptation and Challenge
13 other sections not shown
abolition According African agricultural American appear areas authorities average became beginning Boyer British British West Indies cane capital Caribbean central colonial continued contract Cuba Cuban cultivation decline demand dependence Dominican economic effect emancipation established estates example export factors figures foreign free labor haciendas Haiti Haitian hand harvest Havana History immigration important increase ingenios interests investment island Jamaican labor force land Lois maintain major merchants migration mills nineteenth century North origin owners percent period pesos plantation planters political Ponce population possible problems properties Puerto Rico received region relations remained Republic result Santo Domingo slave labor slavery slaves social society sources Spanish sugar industry sugar production tion trade transition United University wage workers