The collection comprises transcripts of the papers given during the conference 'Cocoa Production and Economic Development in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries', and concern the world wide trade in cocoa, including discussion of the issues in Africa, South America, South East Asia and the West Indies.
Cocoa Conference Papers
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- ReferenceGB 102 MS 380669
- Dates of Creation1993
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 box
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The international conference 'Cocoa Production and Economic Development in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries', was organised by the School of Oriental and African Studies and the London School of Economics, and held in London on 15-17 September 1993.
The conference papers have been arranged alphabetically by author.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection was presented to SOAS Library by William Gervase Clarence-Smith, Reader in Economic History, School of Oriental and African Studies, in 1996.
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Alternative Form Available
Some of the papers given at the conference were later published in: W. G. Clarence-Smith (ed.), Cocoa Pioneer Fronts since 1800: The Role of Smallholders, Planters and Merchants, (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1996).