Smuggling for survival : self-organized, cross-imperial colony building in Essequibo and Demerara, 1746-1796
Title: Smuggling for survival : self-organized, cross-imperial colony building in Essequibo and Demerara, 1746-1796
Author: HOONHOUT, Bram Michael
Citation: Cátia ANTUNES and Amélia POLÓNIA (eds), Beyond empires : global, self-organizing, cross-imperial networks, 1500-1800, Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2016, European expansion and indigenous response ; 21, pp. 212-235
This chapter consists of four parts. It first sketches the state of the art, after which it provides a contextual framework. The third section discusses the difficulties the colonists encountered in expanding the plantation economy, while the final part investigates their self-organized solutions.
Succeeding version: http://hdl.handle.net/1814/45449
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