Sugar plantations in the formation of Brazilian society Bahia, 1550-1835 /

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Schwartz, Stuart B.
Format: Electronic eBook
Language:English
Imprint: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1985.
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Online Access:Available in ACLS Humanities Ebooks.
Table of Contents:
  • List of figures, maps, and tables
  • Preface
  • Abbreviations and special terms; Weights and measures
  • Part I. Formations, 1500-1600
  • 1. The sugar plantation: from the Old World to the New
  • 2. A wasted generation: commercial agriculture and Indian laborers
  • 3. First slavery: from Indian to African
  • Part II. The Bahian Engenhos and their World
  • 4. The Recôncavo
  • 5. Safra: the ways of sugar making
  • 6. Workers in the cane, workers at the mill
  • 7. The Bahian sugar trade to 1750
  • 8. A noble business: profits and costs
  • Part III. Sugar Society
  • 9. A colonial slave society
  • 10. The planters: masters of men and cane
  • 11. The cane farmers
  • 12. Wage workers in a slave economy
  • 13. The Bahian slave population
  • 14. The slave family and the limitations of slavery
  • Part IV. Reorientation and Persistence, 1750-1835
  • 15. Resurgence
  • 16. The structure of Bahian slaveholding
  • 17. Important occasions: the war to end Bahian slavery
  • Appendixes
  • Notes
  • Glossary
  • Sources and selected bibliography
  • Sources of figures
  • Index