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Session 7: Landscapes of Labor

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Published on Dec 11, 2013

Saturday, October 26, 2013
Seth Rockman, chair (History, Brown University)

Lydia Mihelic Pulsipher (Geography, University of Tennessee)
"The Landscapes of Everyday Life on an Eastern Caribbean Sugar Island"

Louis P. Nelson (Architectural History, UVA)
"Improvement and Resistance on Early Jamaican Sugar Plantations"

Francisco A. Scarano (History, University of Wisconsin-Madison)
"When Slave-based Sugar Plantations and Free Peasants Coexist: Lessons from Nineteenth-Century Puerto Rico"

Evelyn Hu-DeHart (History and Ethnic Studies, Brown University)
"Sugar and Coolies: The Use of Chinese Contract Laborers on the Sugar Plantations of Nineteenth-Century Cuba"

"Beyond Sweetness: New Histories of Sugar in the Early Atlantic World," an international and interdisciplinary conference at the John Carter Brown Library, October 24-27, 2013

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