By John A. Larkin
Negros Occidental and Pampanga, crucial sugar-producing areas, are the focal point of Larkin's examine. interpreting the increase of the elite plantation-owning classification, the next hole among the terribly filthy rich and the impoverished, and the nation's dependence at the foreign industry, Larkin concludes that the sugar ended in stunted financial improvement, broad cleavages one of the Filipino humans, and an imbalance of political power—all results which are nonetheless felt today.
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