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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Chapter 4 The World the Whites Made The Great House The slave quarters stood
at a strategic and symbolic distance from the Great House where the planter, his
family and his associates were building a different world. The Great House was ...
Europeans expecting manor houses were shocked and disappointed. Lady
Maria Nugent, the governor of Jamaica's patrician American wife, found them
downright hideous. Absentee Jamaican planter Matthew Lewis considered his
Slaves were sold there as domestics, advertised in the Liverpool Chronicle and
sold by auction at such venues as the Merchants' Coffee-house, George's Coffee-
House, the Exchange Coffee-House and other establishments on Negro Row.
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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
The Oriental Delight Conquers the West
The Africanization of the Cane Fields
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