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The Sink - Crime, Terror and Dirty Money in the Offshore World
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 145,980. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The author of The Laundrymen and The Merger, Jeffrey Robinson, brings the story of dirty money full circle, back to the offshore islands in paradise where the business of crime does its banking.
Slavery, Smallholding and Tourism: Social Transformations in the British Virgin Islands
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,400. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
Explores the political economy of development in the British Virgin Islands — from plantations, through the evolution of a smallholding economy, to the rise of tourism. The study argues that the demise of plantation economy in the BVI ushered in a century of imperial disinterest persisting until recently, when a new “monocrop” — tourism — is ascendant. Uses historical and anthropological analysis.