Caribbean Sugar and the British Colonies

Professor Robert Paulett talked about Caribbean sugar and its role in the development of Britain’s Atlantic colonies, especially in regards… read more

Professor Robert Paulett talked about Caribbean sugar and its role in the development of Britain’s Atlantic colonies, especially in regards to ideas of race and slavery in the 1600s. He focuses on the island of Barbados and argues that the rise of race-based slavery was driven by the desire for economic profits. Because the island was dedicated almost solely to sugar production, inhabitants had to rely on other colonies for necessities such as food and wood. close

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Caribbean Sugar and the British Colonies

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328096-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Edwardsville, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Nov 28, 2015 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jan 25, 2016 | 2:50am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Nov 28, 2015 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 29, 2015 | 12:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 06, 2015 | 11:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 25, 2016 | 2:50am EST | C-SPAN 3
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