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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One was Nanny Grigg, a domestic who read English and Barbadian newspapers
and informed the other slaves about the Haitian revolution and the abolitionist
campaign. The rebels were aided by free colored men who visited slaves on ...
But images portraying the brutalities of the Haitian Revolution, including the
slaughter of white families, preyed on white fears of unchecked black vengeance.
at least a hundred thousand Haitians and fifty thousand foreign soldiers lay dead,
Fox, Charles, 245 Fox, William, 239 Fraginals, Moreno, 275 France: abolition of
slavery, 215; chocolate use in, 56; Haitian Revolution, 212-19; ice cream in, 49;
New World land claims, 37; racism in, 143-45, 146; slave trade, 246, 247; sugar ...
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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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