Sugar: A Bittersweet History

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Duckworth Overlook, 2010 - 453 páginas
In 'Sugar', Elizabeth Abbott takes a spoonful of sugar & tells its extraordinary story, from its origins in the South Pacific, to the way it transformed eating habits in the 19th century, fuelled the Industrial Revolution, & generated a brutal new form of slavery & colonial oppression in the developing world.

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A fantastic history of sugar slavery western colonialism. Leer comentario completo

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Crítica de los usuarios  - Katong - LibraryThing

Was disappointed in this, although it did have its moments. Parts were undigested, and it lacked a real overview and global perspective somehow. That being said, i devoured the detail on the West Indian lobby and British sugar traders. Leer comentario completo

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