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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.
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.
The dying plantation economy of the Deep South services the drug cartels buying up huge chunks of Central America for plantations harvesting pot and raw leaves for cocaine.
Forest communities have none of those assets, and their calls to alter the plantation economy go unheeded because such demands go against the web of relationships that bind together Indonesia's ruling class.
At the start of the twentieth century, the shift from the extractive industry towards a highly efficient plantation economy required the planned deforestation of extensive areas of Southeast Asia.
In South Carolina last weekend I felt the history of a plantation economy, built by an immoral practice.
During the 16th century, Brazil, which the Portuguese colonised in 1530 (and where slavery was not abolished until 1888) and the Caribbean colonies of several European nations, developed a plantation economy and consequently slave labour was used on sugar cane, cotton, tobacco and coffee plantations.
He said to minimize dependence on edible oil import, the Government has given special attention to this sector saying our strategy was to enhance domestic edible oil production through vertical and horizontal increase in sunflower and canola crops as short term measures and to transform this sector into Plantation Economy we have also been promoting oil-bearing plants like: olive in hilly areas and oil palm in coastal areas as long-term measures.
While the country might be riding what the Times called "its biggest economic expansion in three decades," critics say conventional economic measures do not take into account the social or environmental costs of the plantation economy.
Next stop was the Old South's capital city of Richmond, once the tobacco production centre of the old plantation economy.
Moore and Johnson present a detailed and well-documented description of the cultural politics that resulted from clashes between the metropolitan and colonial-mercantile values of the Victorian era and those of the society that arose from the plantation economy marked by slavery and its sequels.
Traditionalistic political cultures are rooted in feudal-like notions of society and government that developed in the context of the agrarian plantation economy.