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Champagne and Angostura Bitters: Entertaining at a Galapagos Sugar Plantation, 1880-1904 (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Ross W. Jamieson. Fernando Astudillo. Florencio Delgado. Peter Stahl.

From 1880 to 1904 Manuel J. Cobos ran the El Progreso Plantation in the highlands of San Cristóbal in the Galapagos Islands.  This operation focused on sugar, cattle, coffee, and fruit production, exploiting the labour of convicted prisoners and indentured peons from mainland Ecuador.  Excavation of the household midden in 2014 and 2015 demonstrates that Cobos imported a variety of goods that tied this remote location in Pacific South America to a global supply chain of luxury consumer products...