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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The Creole men "ate like cormorants and drink like porpoises," Nugent wrote.218
Janet Schaw, a well-connected and wealthy Scot who in 1774 paid a lengthy visit
to Antigua and surrounding islands, initially shared Nugent's reactions to ...
One Creole woman, referring to the cool air, told Nugent, "Yes, ma-am, him rail-ly
too Jra-ish."264 When attended by slave midwives as they gave birth, Creoles
incorporated African fetishes into the procedure. They surreptitiously turned to ...
John Shipman, a Methodist missionary, quoted in Braithwaite, The Development
of Creole Society in Jamaica, p. 299. 221. Quoted in McDonald, Between Slavery
and Freedom, p. 1 04. 222. Nugent, Lady Nugent's Journal, p. 66. 223. Lewis ...
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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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