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

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For some 200 years after 1650, the West Indies were the strategic center of the western world, witnessing one of the greatest power struggles of the age as Europeans made and lost immense fortunes growing and trading in sugar--a commodity so lucrative it became known as "white gold."
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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
History / General
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 / Matthew Parker
The sugar barons : family, corruption, empire, and war in the West Indies [electronic resource] / Matthew Parker
title_short The sugar barons :
title_sub family, corruption, empire, and war in the West Indies
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Commerce
Economic conditions
History
Sugar growing
Sugar plantations
Sugar trade