Cuban Sugar Industry by Jonathan Curry-machado
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ISBN
9780230111394
Date Released
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Hardcover
Pages
264
Dimensions
140 x 210 x 20mm

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"Nineteenth-century Cuba led the world in sugar manufacture and technological innovation was central to this. Along with steam-powered machinery came migrant engineers, indispensable aliens who were well rewarded for their efforts. But they remained perennial outsiders, symbolic of Cuba's growing economic dependency, privileged scapegoats unconsciously caught up in the island's political insecurities. This book tells the story of a group of forgotten migrant workers who anonymously contributed to Cuba's development and whose experience helps illuminate both the advance of the Cuban sugar industry and the processes by which the island was bound into global commodity-driven networks of control, dependency, and resistance"--
ISBN:
9780230111394
Publication Date:
15 / 04 / 2011
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
140 x 210 x 20mm

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