Science at the end of empire

Experts and the development of the British Caribbean, 1940-62
Author(s): 
Clarke, Sabine
ISBN: 
9781526131386
Date published: 
September 2018
Hardback
Price: 
£75.00

One solution to West Indian problems after 1940 was to transform sugarcane into a raw material for making synthetics. Britain hoped to encourage new industry by providing scientific information that business might exploit. This plan was threatened by American promotion of a different model of development.