Michael E. O'Neal

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Slavery, Smallholding and Tourism: Social Transformations in the British Virgin Islands
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,400. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General, Nonfiction » History » Social history
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.

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african    british    british virgin islands    bvi    caribbean    cuba    island    latin america    plantation    slavery    tourism    uk    virgin islands