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The Resource From Rainforest to Cane Field in Cuba : an Environmental History since 1492

From Rainforest to Cane Field in Cuba : an Environmental History since 1492

Label
From Rainforest to Cane Field in Cuba : an Environmental History since 1492
Title
From Rainforest to Cane Field in Cuba
Title remainder
an Environmental History since 1492
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this award-winning environmental history of Cuba since the age of Columbus, Reinaldo Funes Monzote emphasizes the two processes that have had the most dramatic impact on the island's landscape: deforestation and sugar cultivation. During the first 300 years of Spanish settlement, sugar plantations arose primarily in areas where forests had been cleared by the royal navy, which maintained an interest in management and conservation for the shipbuilding industry. The sugar planters won a decisive victory in 1815, however, when they were allowed to clear extensive forests, without restriction
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Monzote, Reinaldo Funes
Dewey number
333.75137097291
Index
no index present
LC call number
SB229.C9
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Envisioning Cuba
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  • Sugarcane
  • Sugarcane industry
  • Forest management
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • NATURE
  • Forest management
  • Sugarcane
  • Sugarcane industry
  • Cuba
Label
From Rainforest to Cane Field in Cuba : an Environmental History since 1492
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1 The Omnipresent Forest and the Beginnings of the Sugar Industry; 2 Shipbuilding and the Sugar Industry, 17721791; 3 The Struggle over Private Ownership of Forests, 17921815; 4 Sugar and the Absolute Freedom to Clear Forests, 18151876; 5 Centralization of the Sugar Industry and the Forests, 18761898; 6 North American Capital and Sugar's Final Assault on the Forest, 18981926; Conclusion: From Forests to Sugar: An Insignificant Change?; Appendix 1 Scientific Names of Plants and Animals
  • Appendix 2 Temperature and Precipitation in the Natural Regions of CubaAppendix 3 Units of Measure, with Equivalents; Notes; Glossary; Bibliographic Essay; Index
Control code
609863444
Extent
1 online resource (378 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807888865
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)609863444
Label
From Rainforest to Cane Field in Cuba : an Environmental History since 1492
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1 The Omnipresent Forest and the Beginnings of the Sugar Industry; 2 Shipbuilding and the Sugar Industry, 17721791; 3 The Struggle over Private Ownership of Forests, 17921815; 4 Sugar and the Absolute Freedom to Clear Forests, 18151876; 5 Centralization of the Sugar Industry and the Forests, 18761898; 6 North American Capital and Sugar's Final Assault on the Forest, 18981926; Conclusion: From Forests to Sugar: An Insignificant Change?; Appendix 1 Scientific Names of Plants and Animals
  • Appendix 2 Temperature and Precipitation in the Natural Regions of CubaAppendix 3 Units of Measure, with Equivalents; Notes; Glossary; Bibliographic Essay; Index
Control code
609863444
Extent
1 online resource (378 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807888865
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)609863444

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