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Changing sugar technology and the labour nexus in the British Caribbean, 1750-1900, with special reference to Barbados and Jamaica

Author(s): Richard B. Sheridan

Journal: Nieuwe West-Indische Gids
ISSN 0028-9930

Volume: 63;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 59;
Date: 1989;
Original page

Keywords: Barbados | Jamaica | sugar | economic History | technology | social history

Author examines the pattern and direction of technological change in the cane sugar industry of Barbados and Jamaica, and analyses the impact of this change on the employment, productivity, and welfare of workers engaged in the production of sugar.
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