The Rise and Fall of the Plantation Complex: Essays in Atlantic History - Studies in Comparative World History (Paperback)
  • The Rise and Fall of the Plantation Complex: Essays in Atlantic History - Studies in Comparative World History (Paperback)
zoom

The Rise and Fall of the Plantation Complex: Essays in Atlantic History - Studies in Comparative World History (Paperback)

(author), (series editor), (series editor)
£31.99
Paperback 238 Pages / Published: 13/02/1998
  • We can order this

Usually dispatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
Over a period of several centuries, Europeans developed an intricate system of plantation agriculture overseas which was quite different from the agricultural system used at home. Though the plantation complex centered on the American tropics, its influence was much wider. Much more than an economic order for the Americas, the plantation complex had an important place in world history. These essays concentrate on the intercontinental impact.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521629430
Number of pages: 238
Weight: 330 g
Dimensions: 227 x 152 x 16 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition


MEDIA REVIEWS
'This study of the transfer of slave plantations from the eastern Mediterranean to the tropical New World demonstrates [Curtin's] insight into transregional patterns. The detail in his wide-ranging account is impressive, and it provides the reader with an informative overview.' David A. Chappell, Journal of World History
'Anyone interested in New World foundations should begin with this collection; even experts will find thought-provoking moments here.' Choice

You may also be interested in...

The Sacred History
Added to basket
£14.99   £9.99
Paperback
The Making Of The British Landscape
Added to basket
A Brief History of the Crusades
Added to basket
Stalingrad
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
After Tamerlane
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
A History of the World in 100 Objects
Added to basket
The Secret History of the World
Added to basket
£12.99   £9.99
Paperback
The Cold War
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
World War Two
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Iron Kingdom
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
A History of the World
Added to basket
Why The West Rules - For Now
Added to basket
When China Rules The World
Added to basket
Civilisation
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
Byzantium
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Europe's Tragedy
Added to basket
£18.99
Paperback

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.