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Published: 23 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376040-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7604-0
... This chapter examines the difficulty that large-scale mainland sugar capital faced in keeping their factories operating at full capacity on entering the prefecture in 1910. The problem was that central Okinawa’s sugar producers chose to manufacture their own lower-grade sugar through small-scale...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396970-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9697-0
... structure of the island and reworked land tenure arrange• ments in a whirlwind of land clearances and mill construction. Finally, "Sugar Power" 's explosion of gold and green deepened Cuba's insertion into the circuits of international capitalism, introduced new social rela• tions of production, and...
Published: 30 May 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382379-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8237-9
...) Slavery, Sugar, and Industrialization 185 view of sugar as a drug disguising real deteriorations in British popular diet. However, Mintz (ibid.: 18off in the most challeng• ing account we have of consumerism in the development of Euro• pean capitalism, insists that it was precisely through their...
Published: 11 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386919-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8691-9
... inventoried land and nearly 15 percent of the colony’s slaves (1999, 96). By 1825 they were even more entrenched, owning more slaves than ever and capitalizing on the development of the sugar industry by moving into agricultural production and meeting the increased demand for foodstu√s. The early...
Published: 27 September 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393139-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9313-9
... i colonial worlds of slavery & freedom angolans in amatitlán Sugar, African Migrants, and Gente Ladina in Colonial Guatemala Paul Lokken In early 1613 an official of the Audiencia of Guatemala in- lspected a “cargo” of ninety-seven men and boys and thirty...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
... a few of them were each more than two hundred thousand dollars, and that even now the crops of many sell for more than one hundred thousand dollars, they might well be considered the natural princes of the land. The capital invested in a sugar estate is also so large, that it alone gives a...
Published: 27 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388029-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8802-9
..., since the former su√ered from periods of stagnation and decline due to the turbulence caused by the abolition of slavery in the plantation econo- mies or to lack of capital for converting small manufacturing enterprises to large, centralized sugar refineries that could enjoy significant econo...
Published: 03 December 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376118-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7611-8
... INTRODUCTION BREGANDO THE SUGAR BEET FIELDS More than anything else . . . we need to keep telling stories about why the past matters and why all of us should care about it. Nothing is more important, for...
Published: 28 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393061-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9306-1
... five Transforming Sugar, Transitioning Revolution Male Womanhood and Lesbian Eroticism in Michelle Cliff ’s No Telephone to Heaven Transgendered individuals (especially men to women) maintain a very low public profile due to the overwhelmingly negative attitudes toward...
Published: 22 May 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382485-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8248-5
...JOHN MASON HART Social Unrest, Nationalism, andAmerican Capital in the Mexican Countryside, I876-I920 During the Mexican Revolution of1910, peasant and local elites, indepen• dent of outside control, erupted in violence across the countryside. They rose up against the...
Published: 25 November 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387022-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8702-2
...! —Leopardi, ‘‘Dialogue between Fashion and Death’’ CHAPTER 3 ‘‘Madam Death! Madam Death CREDIT, INSURANCE, AND THE ATLANTIC CYCLE OF CAPITAL ACCUMULATION Among the figures not present, at least in costume, at John Gregson’s mas- querade ball was one who would, nevertheless, have been one of...
Published: 04 January 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392958-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9295-8
... 4 “Marriage Goes Metric” negotiating gender, generation, and wealth in a changing capital On Wednesday, March 25, 1970, the Nationalist devoted a full page to an imagined telephone conversation between two well-off Tanzanian men under the title “Marriage Goes Metric.” Cast...
Published: 21 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389248-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8924-8
...4 ardent spirits: intemperate sociality and the inner life of capital In the most famous episode of Timothy Shay Arthur’s bestselling temperance novel Ten Nights in a Bar-Room and What I Saw There (1854), a heated conflict erupts between Simon Slade and Joe Morgan, lifelong friends now...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374534-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... This chapter is a study of Michelle Cliff’s Clare Savage novels as an attempt to initiate a new time for the Jamaican people who inhabit a place that has been deformed by the temporal calculations and technologies of colonial sugar capital and postcolonial tourist capital. Cliff suggests that...
Published: 01 January 1999
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7909-6
... Preface Bitter Sugar's Island "But we can't go in," Chacko explained, "because we've been locked out. And when we look in through the windows, all we see are shadows. And when we try and listen, all we hear is a whispering. And...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... Michelle Cliff’s Clare Savage novels as an attempt to initiate a new time for the Jamaican people who inhabit a place that has been deformed by the temporal calculations and technologies of colonial sugar capital and postcolonial tourist capital. Cliff suggests that the revival of precolonial history and...
Published: 29 August 2011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9389-4
... PART I The Folklore of Racial Capitalism A writer who cannot completely embrace the cause of the oppressed racial minorities, Negro and Jew and others, will never be able to fight for or enter...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374305-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7430-5
... nations as Britain led the world to industrial capitalism. Parallel political conflicts mixed with contrasting economic trajectories to create diverging national and social experiences across the Americas in the nineteenth century: stability with slavery in Brazil, Cuba, and the United States—until civil...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374305-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7430-5
... negotiated rights and trades while expanding sugar and slavery to prosper in the new world of industrial capitalism through complex ties to Spain, Britain, and the United States. ...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374305-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7430-5
... Brazil became independent with less political and social conflict than most regions of the Americas. Beginning as a Portuguese colony, it remained tied to Britain through the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. It flourished after 1800 as sugar, coffee, and slavery expanded to fill markets...