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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The reborn John Pinney rejected the corrupt life of the West Indian absentee and
he loathed debt, the albatross that burdened so many absentees. He shuddered
at the thought of debt and interest, which he likened to "a moth in a man's ...
He sold three plantations to Edward Huggins, whose cruelty to formerly compliant
Pinney slaves would be the subject of a notorious law case. The Pinney dynasty
was the exception to the rule that by the third generation, incompetence and ...
John W., 294 philanthropises, 374-76 Philip II (of Spain), 42 Pinney, Azariah, 162
-63 Pinney, Azariah (s. of John Pretor Pinney), 166 Pinney, Charles, 166, 168,
231, 257 Pinney, John (formerly Pretor), 163-66, 196 Pinney, John Frederick, 101
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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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