Louisiana Sugar Plantations During The Civil War

Author: Charles Pierce Roland
Publisher: LSU Press
ISBN: 9780807122211
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CHAPTER VII BARREN HARVEST War struck the Louisiana sugar industry a
crippling, almost a killing, blow. The stringencies of invasion and occupation
demanded of cane planters the utmost in skill, perseverance, and craft. Anything
less meant ruin. Many proprietors, lacking the strength to withstand the shock, or
the pliancy to give with it, fell into defeat. Hardly more than one in seven kept
going through the ordeal. General Butler's sequestration order of November 9,
1862, ...

The Sugar Planter S Daughter

Author: Sharon Maas
Publisher: Bookouture
ISBN: 1786810336
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What readers are saying about Sharon Maas: 'A beautifully written story of love against all the odds.' Portobello Book Blog 'A wonderful and heartrending book' Sean's Book Reviews 'A beautiful mesmerising work .

The Sugar Plantation In India And Indonesia

Author: Ulbe Bosma
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107435307
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In this book, Ulbe Bosma details how the British and Dutch introduced the sugar plantation model in Asia and refashioned it over time.

Louisiana Sugar Plantations During The American Civil War

Publisher: Brill Archive
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slaves were the laboring force of the sugar plantations and the base of the social
pyramid in the black belt parishes. A contemporary student of the cane industry
estimated the number of slaves to be 139.000.1 Treatment of workers in the
sugar area was probably as humane as elsewhere in the South, notwithstanding
a current opinion to the contrary. It was said in the upper South that the average
life of a ...


Author: Jewell Parker Rhodes
ISBN: 9780545842969
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In 1870, Reconstruction brings big changes to the Louisiana sugar plantation where spunky ten-year-old Sugar has always lived, including her friendship with Billy, the son of her former master, and the arrival of workmen from China.

Peripheral Migrants

Author: Samuel Martínez
Publisher: Univ. of Tennessee Press
ISBN: 9780870499012
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Thus, this book serves to broaden our understanding of this "lower tier" of the world's migrants."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

The Sugar Cane Industry

Author: J. H. Galloway
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521022194
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During the eighteenth century, sugar cane was the most important cash crop in
tropical America, dominating the economies of several colonies and making an
important contribution to the economic life of many more. At the beginning of the
century, the commercial cultivation of sugar cane was still comparatively
restricted in its geographic distribution but by the end of the century, it was a
major crop in many locations between Louisiana in the north and the environs of
Rio de Janeiro ...