Jonathan Curry-Machado bibliography


Cuba: Living Between Hurricanes, London: Amaurea Press, 2021

The Global and Local History of Commodities of Empire, Cambridge Imperial and Post-colonial Studies Series, London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013 (editor)

Cuban Sugar Industry: Transnational Networks and Engineering Migrants in Mid-nineteenth Century Cuba, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011

Commodities, Empires and Global History, special edition of Journal of Global History, 4:1 (2009) (guest editor with Sandip Hazareesingh)

Journal Articles

‘Turning Javanese: the domination of Cuba’s sugar industry by Java cane varieities (1880-1950)’, Itinerario (2013) (with Ulbe Bosma)

‘Two Islands, One Commodity: Cuba, Java and the Global Sugar Trade (1790-1930)’, New West Indian Guide (2012) (with Ulbe Bosma)

‘Running from Albion: Migration to Cuba from the British Isles in the 19th Century’, International Journal of Cuban Studies, 2:1 (2009)

‘Editorial – Commodities, empires, and global history’, Journal of Global History, 4:1 (2009) (with Sandip Hazareesingh)

‘“Rich flames and hired tears”: Sugar, sub-imperial agents and the Cuban phoenix of empire’, Journal of Global History, 4:1 (2009)

‘Privileged Scapegoats: The Manipulation of Migrant Engineering Workers in Mid-Nineteenth Century Cuba’, Caribbean Studies, 35:1 (2007)

‘Sin azúcar no hay país: The Transnational Counterpoint of Sugar and Nation in Nineteenth Century Cuba’, Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, 84:1 (2007)

‘How Cuba Burned with the Ghosts of British Slavery: Race, Abolition and the Escalera’, Slavery and Abolition, 25:1 (2004)

Book Chapters

‘Cuba, sugar cane and the reluctant embedding of scientific method’, in Willem van Schendel (ed.), Embedding Commodities, Farnham: Ashgate, 2016

‘Anti-commodity Counterpoint: smallholder diversity and rural development on the Cuban sugar frontier’, in Harro Maat & Sandip Hazareesingh (eds), Local Subversions of Colonial Cultures: Commodities and Anti-Commodities in Global History, London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016

‘In cane’s shadow: commodity plantations and the local agrarian economy on Cuba’s mid-nineteenth century sugar frontier’, in Jonathan Curry-Machado (ed.), The Global and Local History of Commodities of Empire, London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013

‘Introduction’, in Jonathan Curry-Machado (ed.), The Global and Local History of Commodities of Empire, London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013

‘Contradiction, Exclusion and Disruptive Identities: The interaction of engineering migrants with mid-nineteenth century Cuban society’, in A. Asgharzadeh, E. Lawson, K. Oca and A. Wahab (eds), Diasporic Ruptures: Globality, Migrancy and Expressions of Identity, Vol.1, Rotterdam: Sense, 2007

‘Catalysts in the Crucible: kidnapped Caribbeans, free black British subjects and migrant British machinists in the failed Cuban revolution of 1843’, in Nancy Naro (ed.), Blacks and National Identity in 19th Century Latin America, London: ILAS, 2003