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Cuban Sugar Industry: Transnational Networks and Engineering Migrants in Mid-Nineteenth Century Cuba Jonathan Curry-Machado

Cuban Sugar Industry: Transnational Networks and Engineering Migrants in Mid-Nineteenth Century Cuba

Jonathan Curry-Machado

Published May 14th 2014
ISBN : 9780230118881
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279 pages
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 About the Book 

Nineteenth-century Cuba led the world in sugar manufacture and technological innovation was central to this. This book tells the story of a group of forgotten migrant workers who anonymously contributed to Cubas development and whose experienceMoreNineteenth-century Cuba led the world in sugar manufacture and technological innovation was central to this. This book tells the story of a group of forgotten migrant workers who anonymously contributed to Cubas development and whose experience helps illuminate both the advance of the Cuban sugar industry and the processes by which the island was bound into global commodity-driven networks of control, dependency, and resistance.