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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all over Europe, and French ambassadors routinely offered them as state gifts.
Tea sipped in Sevres, or as a cuppa slurped in a coffeehouse bowl, had taken
hold of England, Holland and, later, other European nations. (Germany's Meissen
could not compete with cane and, for a time, only one European factory, in Arras,
France, survived. But the prewar status quo of the cane-sugar industry was not
reestablished. At the Congress of Vienna, Britain, which had abolished its slave ...
Reconstructed sugar was highly productive and technologically advanced, "the
only sugar cane industry in the world to rely on a labor force of European origin ...
and it pioneered mechanization of field work."579 Reconstructed sugar was also
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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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