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Planters more frequently manumitted these children, but as Vasconcellos asserts, viewing the frequency of such manumissions requires a sophisticated interpretation of race and paternity in relation to the plantation economy.
This is apparent when the superbly playing Colin Farrell appears as a wounded Union soldier, Colonel John McBurney (part of those States which opposed slavery and wanted to abolish it) in Virginia (one of the 11 States whose cotton plantation economy made it imperative to hold on to black bonded labour).
De la Fuente identifies a peculiar process: Despite the stunning rise of the sugar economy and the growing oppressiveness of the Cuban plantation complex, slaves managed to formalize customary legal rights that had existed prior to the rise of plantation economy.
Within the context of political and race relations between the US and Mexico, it describes his birthplace of Victoria, Texas, during its transition from a small Mexican village to a key part of the South's plantation economy, and the tensions involved due to its proximity to the Mexican border; how Ellis tried to relocate African American farmhands from the US to Mexico, as US-style cotton plantations began to emerge on Mexican haciendas; and his two residences in New York and Mexico City, when he helped in the exchange of raw materials and cheap labor, and capital and modernization, between the US and Mexico, until the 1910 Mexican Revolution, when he was investigated as a saboteur in the US.
The book treats ethnicity and the now disappearing plantation economy in Malaysia with great originality.
The British colonial administration that established its rule over the whole island with such savage brutality was able to subjugate the peasantry by changing a feudal but a self-sustained village agricultural economy to a plantation economy.
In this sense, the "beauty too dearly bought" described by the southern lady in The Lofty and the Lowly is the antebellum southern society founded on a lagging plantation economy and an immoral system of human bondage.
5) Figures of ownership and identity within the plantation economy translate into elements of a textual economy of reading and writing where the ability to tell one's story, to participate in history, depends upon one's established position within a sign economy of binary relations.
Before examining the historical evolution of the plantation economy, we must consider the ecological system in which the economy evolved.
British political integration of the Bay of Bengal facilitated such movements, as demand for labour in the plantation economy peaked.
Speaking of the centrality of the plantation economy to the idea of the Caribbean, he concludes that that of the Brazilian Northeast "debe ser tomada como la de una isla mas del Caribe" (p.
The surrounding population was one of the first to fall directly under colonial rule, which brought a plantation economy, schools, and much else with it.