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The Lucrative Sugar Trade: Trinidad and the Valley of Ingenios. ©NHK 1988
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The Lucrative Sugar Trade: Trinidad and the Valley of Ingenios

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Founded in the early 16th century in honour of the Holy Trinity, the city was a bridgehead for the conquest of the American continent. Its 18th- and 19th-century buildings, such as the Palacio Brunet and the Palacio Cantero, were built in its days of prosperity from the sugar trade.

Place/country: Cuba,
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
Credits: NHK (publisher), UNESCO WHC (producer). UNESCO TV (producer).
Published in: 1988

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