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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Grouping Title sugar barons family corruption empire and war in the west indies
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subject_facet Caribbean Area -- Economic conditions -- 18th century, Caribbean Area -- History -- 18th century, Europe -- Commerce, Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- History -- 18th century, Great Britain -- Commerce, Sugar growing -- West Indies -- History, Sugar growing -- West Indies, British -- History, Sugar plantations -- Caribbean Area -- History, Sugar trade -- Caribbean Area -- History, Sugar trade -- West Indies -- History, Sugar trade -- West Indies, British -- History, West Indies -- Economic conditions, West Indies, British -- Economic conditions
title_display The sugar barons : family, corruption, empire, and war in the West Indies
title_full The Sugar Barons Family, Corruption, Empire, and War in the West Indies, The sugar barons : family, corruption, empire, and war in the West Indies / Matthew Parker, The sugar barons [electronic resource] : family, corruption, empire, and war in the West Indies / Matthew Parker
title_short The sugar barons :
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