4 edition of The Politics of the Caribbean Basin sugar trade found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -157) and index.
|Statement||edited by Scott B. MacDonald and Georges A. Fauriol.|
|Contributions||MacDonald, Scott B., Fauriol, Georges A.|
|LC Classifications||HD9114.C252 P65 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 164 p. :|
|Number of Pages||164|
|LC Control Number||90020868|
The House of Representatives, with the nearly unanimous support of the Republican minority, today approved a scaled-down version of the trade portion of President Reagan's Caribbean Basin. “The true Age of Sugar had begun — and it was doing more to reshape the world than any ruler, empire or war had ever done,” Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos write in their book, “Sugar.
Sugar, he argues, became a focus for cultural desires as well as a hard fact of the Caribbean's political economy. Sandiford defines this metaphorical turn as a trope of "negotiation" that organizes the structure and content of Keith Sandiford's study examines the importance of sugar as a central metaphor in the work of six influential authors 4/5(1). Sugar in the Blood is a very well researched and engaging book that tells the story of the author's ancestors on Barbados, in the context of both British colonialism and the role of the sugar industry in the institutionalization of slavery in the Americas. In the process she also provides an excellent overview of the history of Barbados, which /5().
The history of sugar, therefore, has been a history of inevitable crises. So the history of the Caribbean sugar industry in general and the British Caribbean sugar industry in particular reflects closely the recurring crises of a sensitive plant and a vulnerable process of production and marketing The Australians complain that they would be caught in a double squeeze, as their sales are already threatened by Mr. Reagan's proposal to give tariff preferences to Caribbean Basin countries.
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This study focuses on the evolution of the bean Basin sugar trade in the s and its impact on political relations between the countries involved. According to the authors, the sugar trade was not driven by laws of supply and demand, but by various political by: 4.
Buy the Hardcover Book The Politics Of The Caribbean Basin Sugar Trade by Scott B. MacDonald atCanada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Growing global interdependence made the s and s a volatile period in the sugar trade at a time when Caribbean countries, while not the major world.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Introduction: the politics of the U.S.-Caribbean Basin sugar trade / Scott B.
MacDonald and Georges A. Fauriol --Bittersweet: U.S. sugar import quotas and the Caribbean Basin / Anthony R. Hemstad --The view from Latin America and the Caribbean / José Antonio Cerro --Cuba's. Author: Michael W. Collier Publisher: Routledge ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, ePub View: Get Books.
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Developments in the USA policy towards the sugar trade with the Caribbean in the eighties are discussed. The impact on the relations between the Caribbean countries and the USA and the European Community (EC) is discussed.
After an examination of the USA sugar policy froma broader Latin American perspective of the USA and EC sugar policies is provided. The Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA) is a law adopted by the U.S.
Government in October to delineate enhanced trade preferences and eligibility requirements for the 24 beneficiary countries of the Caribbean Basin region. On October 2, President Clinton signed the Proclamation implementing the Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA – Title II of the Trade and.
The politics of the Caribbean are diverse for such a relatively small area. These systems can be related to their colonial history. The major political system is democracy, with many different party systems within many of the systems are a variety of political parties combined together.
These systems can be divided into a one-party system, multi-party systems and two-party. Sugar and Slavery: An Economic History of the British West Indies, – () Stinchcombe, Arthur.
Sugar Island Slavery in the Age of Enlightenment: The Political Economy of the Caribbean World () Tibesar, Antonine S. "The Franciscan Province of the Holy Cross of Española," The Americas () Wilson, Samuel M. The Caribbean Basin is generally defined [by whom?] as the area running from Florida westward along the Gulf coast, then south along the Mexican coast through Central America and then eastward across the northern coast of South region includes the islands of the archipelago of the West Indies.
Bermuda is also included within the region even though it is in the west-central. The sugar trade Sugar cane development in the Americas. The Portuguese introduced sugar plantations in the s off the coast of their Brazilian settlement colony, located on the island Sao Vincente. As the Portuguese and Spanish maintained a strong colonial presence in the Caribbean, the Iberian Peninsula amassed tremendous wealth from the cultivation of this cash crop.
King Sugar also looks in detail at how ordinary people fit into this global industry. Through interviews with workers on a plantation she provides a vivid picture of producers and the crises they face.
The book finally assesses the future of sugar, both in Jamaica and the wider world, and considers the options for those still ruled by "King Sugar.". An underlying theme of this book is the importance of "the evolution of sugar plantations as the dominant integrating force of Caribbean economic history." The economies of ever so many islands became very similar despite linguistic, political and ecological variations.
Sugar plantations, established in most islands dominated the region's s: 8. Other articles where Sugar Revolution is discussed: Barbados: British rule: The Sugar Revolution, as it is called, had momentous social, economic, and political consequences.
The elite in Barbados chose a form of sugar production that yielded the greatest level of profit—but at great social cost.
They decided to establish large sugarcane plantations, cultivated by oppressed labourers. CBTPA was implemented on October 5,and will expire on Septem CBTPA countries are a subset of CBERA countries with expanded duty free access to the U.S.
My Good Benefit from Special Trade Legislation or a Free Trade Agreement?Although the majority of CBTPA importations are hydrocarbons and textiles, almost non-textile tariff items are.
Sugar, he argues, became a focus for cultural desires as well as a hard fact of the Caribbean's political economy. Sandiford defines this metaphorical turn as a trope of "negotiation" that organizes the structure and content of the narratives.
Caribbean Politics and the s Revolt by a strike-turned-riot-after police shot and killed a number of strikers and innocent bystanders–at WISCO’s Frome sugar estate in Westmoreland.
Leading descendants of this class would secure for themselves the leadership of the new political parties and trade unions formed out of the. Sugar Masters in a New World Sevilla la Nueva, the first European settlement in Jamaica, is home to the bittersweet story of the beginning of the Caribbean sugar trade.
Europeans colonized the “sugar colonies” in the Caribbean and South America and imported enslaved workers from Africa to harvest massive quantities of cane. As sugar went mass market, British consumption levels rose from 4 pounds per capita in the early s to 18 pounds by the early s, according to Sidney W.
Mintz’s Sweetness and Power. Keith Sandiford's study examines the importance of sugar as a central metaphor in the work of six influential authors of the colonial West Indies.
Sugar, he argues, became a focus for cultural desires as well as a hard fact of the Caribbean's political s: 2. In the years following this revolt, movements in the Eastern Caribbean also challenged the old order. In Antigua in there was a massive strike and street protests, eventually resulting in a new political party and trade union that broke the stranglehold on power held by the traditional labor party—the Antigua Labour Party led by Vere Bird.
But in politics, it's the follow-up that matters. If President Reagan were to wring his Caribbean Basin Initiative from a lame-duck Congress, that would confound tradition. The initiative was. A typical "triangle voyage" carried trading goods from England to Africa, then slaves from Africa to the Caribbean, and finally sugar, coffee, cotton and rum on the home stretch to England.
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