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,
Ironically, Haiti's exit from the sugar market transformed Cuba into a sugar
slavocracy. Until the Haitian Revolution, most of Cuba's 85,000 slaves were
domestics or city workers. By 1827, there were 286,942 slaves, and by 1841
there were ...
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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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