Sugar: a bittersweet history
Duckworth Overlook, 2009 M10 8 - 453 páginas
"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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This intellectual extravaganza was held in Valladolid, in central Spain, and pitted
Las Casas against scholar and humanist Juan Gin& de Sepiilveda. De
Sepiilveda argued that conversion by conquest was legitimate, and dismissed
the natives ...
Only in his old age did Las Casas address another great wrong — the
enslavement of Africans to replace the Tainos and other natives — and
acknowledge his role in it. In Las Casas's version of the story, certain sugar
planters requested ...
80-81. 37. Bonar Ludwig Hernandez, "The Las Casas-Sepulveda Controversy,
1550-1551," www.sfsu.edu/-epf/200 1 /hernandez.html. 38. Carrozza, "Bartolome'
de Las Casas," www.lascasas.org/carrozo.htm. 39. Ibid. 40. Quoted in Sanderlin
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A fantastic history of sugar slavery western colonialism. Leer comentario completo
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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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