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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English politicians saw in the Haitian Revolution an ideal opportunity to punish
France for her military assistance to the now independent Thirteen Colonies, and
they coveted St. Domingue as a prize that would partially compensate them for ...
Jean-Jacques Dessalines, who had torn the symbolic white strip from the tricolor
flag, issued a Proclamation of Independence against France, against racism and
in honor of the new nation he called Haiti, Land of Mountains, its Arawak name.
Fick, The Making of Haiti, pp. 7-8, discusses the meaning and implications of
marronage, including its meaning as "an integral and active part of the dynamics
of slavery and slave resistance and a form of resistance that facilitated others, ...
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ExcellentCrítica de los usuarios - cheriebd - Overstock.com
A fantastic history of sugar slavery western colonialism. Leer comentario completo
LibraryThing ReviewCrítica 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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