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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subject_facet Europe -- Commerce
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