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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Nothing could change the impending decline because, as historian Lowell
Ragatz explains, "that grand edifice, the old plantation system in the British West
Indies, was tottering from structural weakness." The revolution propped it up and
Between 1853 and 1884, the British West Indies received 17,904 coolies
recruited in Hong Kong and Canton, where British officials supervised the
process. Chinese indentureship, which largely ended in 1872, differed from the
Indian in two ...
... 271; and U.S., 275, 276, 278-80 Cudjoe, Colonel, 112, 208 Cugoano, Ottobah,
226, 236 Cumberland, Richard, 157 Daniels, Christian, 15, 378 Danish West
Indies, 1 04 Danticat, Edwidge, 388, 393 Davidson, Basil, 18, 35 Davies, Rev.
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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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