[PEN-L:3358] Re: Russell R. Menard on Eric Williams

Xxxx Xxxxx Xxxxxx xxxxxxxx at xxxxxxxxxxx.xxx
Sat Oct 21 11:12:14 MDT 2000


>

Proyect wrote:

> ---
>
> >There are many interesting graphs in Blackburn's chapter, but for brevity's
> sake, I will only cite one which deals with British important of cotton,
> essential to the textile industry. Without this raw material imported
> mostly from the colonies and without the slaves to pick it, it is virtually
> excluded that the British Empire could have been built.
>
> Sources of British Cotton 1786/87 and 1796-1805
>
> 000 lb and %            1786/87         1796-1805
>
> British West Indies     5,050 (25.4%)   8,114 (17%)
> British-occupied W.I.   -               7,853 (16.5%)
> Foreign W.I.            6,214 (31.3%)   944 (2.0%)
> Brazil                  2,500 (12.6%)   7,971 (16.7%)
> Louisiana               -               1,453 (3.0%)
> USA (md. re-ex) -               14,978 (31.4%)
> New World Total 13,764 (69.3%)  41,797 (87.8%)
> Turkey (Smvrna) 6,000 (30.20%)  969 (2.0%)
> East Indies             90 (0.5%)       5,171 (8.9%)
> Grand Total             19,854          47,631
>

Here it is.


Xxxx


>
> Louis Proyect
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