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Between slavery and free labor : the Spanish-speaking Caribbean in the nineteenth century / edited by Manuel Moreno Fraginals, Frank Moya Pons, and Stanley L. Engerman.

By: Moreno Fraginals, Manuel
Contributor(s): Moya Pons, Frank | Engerman, Stanley L | Conference on Problems of Transition from Slavery to Free Labor in the Caribbean (1981: Museo del Hombre Dominicano)
Language: English Publisher: Baltimore, London : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1985.Description: xvii, 292p. : maps, tables ; 23cm.ISBN: 0801832241
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Based on papers presented at the Conference on Problems of Transition from Slavery to Free labor in the Caribbean, held at the Museo del Hombre Dominicano in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, June 11-13, 1981 (Pref.).

Contents: 1, Overview. Plantations in the Caribbean / M. Moreno Fraginals; 2, Cuba. Explaining abolition / R.J. Scott; The development of capitalism in Cuban sugar production, 1860-1900 / Fe Iglesias García; Cuba: dependence, plantation economy and social classes, 1762-1902 / F. López Segrera; Jamaican migrants and the Cuban sugar industry 1900-1934 / F.W. Knight; 3, Puerto Rico. About slavery and the order of things / José Curet; Problems in the social structure of slavery in Puerto Rico during the process of abolition 1872 / B. Nistal-Moret; Technical innovations and social change in the sugar industry of Puerto Rico 1970-1880 / A.A. Ramos Mattei; 4, Dominican Republic. The land question in Haiti and Santo Domingo / F. Moya Pons; The formation of the Dominican sugar industry / J. del Castillo; The question of labor in the sugar industry of the Dominicann Republic / P.E. Bryan; 5, Perspectives. The transition from slave to free labor / H.S. Klein, S.L. Engerman; The divided aftermaths of freedom / S.W. Mintz.

Includes bibl. notes.