American Sugar Kingdom: The Plantation Economy of the Spanish Caribbean, 1898-1934 / Edition 1

American Sugar Kingdom: The Plantation Economy of the Spanish Caribbean, 1898-1934 / Edition 1

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by C?sar J. Ayala
     
 

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American Sugar Kingdom: The Plantation Economy of the Spanish Caribbean, 1898-1934

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ISBN-13:
9780807847886
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
11/24/1999
Edition description:
1
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
981,083
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. A Caribbean Plantation System
2. The Horizontal Consolidation of the U.S. Sugar Refining Industry
3. The Sugar Tariff and Vertical Integration
4. Vertical Integration in the Colonies
5. The Colonos
6. Labor and Migration
7. The Twentieth-Century Plantation
8. Economic Collapse and Revolution
Epilogue
Notes
Bibliography
Index

Tables
2.1. Sugar Consumption in the United States, 1830-1930
3.1. Typical Duties on Raw Sugar
3.2. Tariff Advantage of Territorial Sugars (Hawaii, Philippines, Puerto Rico) over Cuban Sugar in the U.S. Market (cents per pound)
3.3. Crop Sources of Sugar Marketed for Consumption in the United States (in thousands of short tons)
3.4. Crop Sources of Sugar Marketed for Consumption in the United States (percentage)
3.5. Sugar Production in the American Sugar Kingdom, 1898-1934 (thousands of short tons, 2,000 pounds)
4.1. Transfer of Mill Ownership in Cuba before 1913
4.2. Interlocking Officers and Directors of the National Sugar Refining Company and Related Enterprises in Cuba (numbers)
4.3. Interlocking Officers and Directors of the National Sugar Refining Company and Related Enterprises in Cuba (names)
4.4. Cuban Centrales Controlled by the National Sugar Refining Company, 1924
4.5. Production and Value of Cuban Sugar, 1913-1920
4.6. Mills Controlled by E. Atkins & Company and the Punta Alegre Sugar Company
4.7. Important Interlocks among the Cuban Dominican, Fajardo, and Cuban American Companies:
4.8. Ownership Groups in the Sugar Industry of the Dominican Republic, 1930
4.9. Directorships of National Sugar Refining Company Officers in the Caribbean Sugar Industry, 1921
4.10. Interlocking Directors and Officers of the Aguirre, Cuban American, and Fajardo Sugar Companies, 1921
5.1. Lands in Cuba Planted by Mills and Independent Colonos, 1913
5.2. Farm Sizes of 305 Colonias of Centrales Algodones, Baragua, Ciego de Avila, Jagüeyal, Jatibonico, Pilar, Santo Tomçs, and Stewart in Cuba, 1919
5.3. Land Use by the Francisco Sugar Company, by Type of Farm, 1917
5.4. Area and Production of Farms Growing Sugarcane, by Size of Farm, Puerto Rico, 1934-1935
6.1. Haitian Emigration to Cuba, 1915-1921
6.2. "Colored" Braceros in the Dominican Republic, 1921
6.3. Population Densities in the Spanish Caribbean
7.1. Value of Coffee and Sugar Exports from Puerto Rico as Percentage of Total Value of Exports, 1876-1925
7.2. State of the Sugar Mills of Cuba, 1900
7.3. Land Areas (acres) and Sugar Production of the Centrales of Cuba, 1900
7.4. Mills and Sugar Production in Cuba, 1900 and 1913
7.5. Land Use in Cuban Sugar Mills, by Date of Foundation of Mill, 1913
7.6. Land Use in Cuban Sugar Mills, by Nationality of Mill Owner, 1913
7.7. Sugar Production in Cuba, by Province, 1914 and 1918
7.8. U.S. Corporate Mills Built in Cuba during World War I
7.9. Number and Production of Sugar Mills in Cuba, by Province
7.10. Sugar Producing Enterprises of Puerto Rico, 1910
7.11. Centrales of Puerto Rico, 1910
8.1. Index of Sugar Production, in Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico, 1925-1934 (1925 = 100)

Figures
3.1. Sugar Production in the U.S. Customs Area, 1897-1932
3.2. Crop Sources of Sugar Marketed for U.S. Consumption, 1897-1932
4.1. Directorates of James Howell Post, 1921

Maps
7.1. Production of Cuban Sugar Centrales, 1928
7.2. Centrales of Puerto Rico, 1927
7.3. Centrales of the Dominican Republic, 1930

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