(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1997)

Document title

The origins and early development of the small cane farming system in Queensland, 1870-1915

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

GRIGGS P.D. (1) ;
(1) Dapt. of Tropical Environment Studies and Geography, James Cook University of North Queensland, Cairns, AUSTRALIE


The A. argues that the change in the industry's production unit was brought about by a combination of the sugar price collapse of the mid-1880s that highlighted the economic inefficiency of plantation-produced sugar, and government policy which favoured the creation of a class of European farmers. Initially both Europeans and non-Europeans became small cane farmers. The Non-European farmers were forced to cease growing sugar cane after 1913 as the Queensland government sought to achieve a whites only sugar industry


Article of periodic

published at : Journal of historical geography / ISSN 0305-7488 / CODEN JHGEDP

Editor : Academic Press, London ; Academic Press, San Francisco, CA ; Academic Press, New York, NY - ROYAUME-UNI (1975)

Millesime : 1997, vol. 23, no1 [pp. 46-61]

Collation : Illustration ;



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