The sugar barons: family, corruption, empire, and war in the West Indies

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The dramatic and largely untold story of the rise and fall of the great Caribbean sugar dynasties, linking the histories of Europe, the West Indies, and North America with a fresh perspective and fascinating detail.
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9781452622613
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subject_facet Europe -- Commerce, Great Britain -- Commerce, Sugar growing -- West Indies -- History, Sugar growing -- West Indies, British -- History, Sugar trade -- West Indies -- History, Sugar trade -- West Indies, British -- History, West Indies -- Economic conditions, West Indies, British -- Economic conditions
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