Sugar plantations in Queensland, 1864-1912: origins, characteristics, distribution and decline

Griggs, Peter (2000) Sugar plantations in Queensland, 1864-1912: origins, characteristics, distribution and decline. Agricultural History, 74 (3). pp. 609-647.

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Abstract

Griggs discusses the history of sugar plantations in Queensland Australia during the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The main concern of historiography on Queensland's sugar plantations has been the estates' laborers, who were mostly indentured Melanesians.

Item ID: 293
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: Queensland sugar industry, sugar plantation, land subdivision, small farmers, central sugar mills, Melanesian workers, Colonial Sugar Refining Company
ISSN: 1533-8290
Date Deposited: 10 Nov 2006
FoR Codes: 07 AGRICULTURAL AND VETERINARY SCIENCES > 0703 Crop and Pasture Production > 070399 Crop and Pasture Production not elsewhere classified @ 51%
14 ECONOMICS > 1402 Applied Economics > 140203 Economic History @ 49%
SEO Codes: 82 PLANT PRODUCTION AND PLANT PRIMARY PRODUCTS > 8203 Industrial Crops > 820304 Sugar @ 100%
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