Decency and excess global aspirations and material deprivation on a Caribbean sugar plantation by Samuel MartГ­nez

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Published by Paradigm in Boulder, CO .

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  • Sugar workers -- Dominican Republic -- Batey Monte Coca -- Social conditions,
  • Sugar workers -- Dominican Republic -- Batey Monte Coca -- Economic conditions,
  • Commercial products -- Social aspects -- Dominican Republic -- Batey Monte Coca,
  • Alien labor, Haitian -- Dominican Republic -- Batey Monte Coca,
  • Batey Monte Coca (Dominican Republic) -- Ethnic relations

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-222) and index.

Book details

StatementSamuel Martínez.
LC ClassificationsHD8039.S86 D645 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 227 p. :
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20402583M
ISBN 10159451187X
ISBN 109781594511875
LC Control Number2006035189

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