Sugar: a bittersweet history

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Duckworth Overlook, Oct 8, 2009 - 453 pages
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"Sugar" offers a compelling and surprising look at the sweet commodity, from the ways in which it Africanized the cane fields of the Caribbean to how it fueled the Industrial Revolution and jump-started the fast-food craze.

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User Review  - cheriebd -

A fantastic history of sugar slavery western colonialism. Read full review

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User Review  - 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. Read full review


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