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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Abolitionist Goals: Gradual versus Immediate Emancipation "Missionary Smith"
was the clarion call to abolitionist women to renew their efforts for the cause. In
this conflicted era in which Mary Wollstonecraft urged the vindication of the rights
Unlike the men, abolitionist women were not sanctified, though Elizabeth Heyrick,
Anne Knight, Lucy Townsend, Sarah Wedgwood, Mary Lloyd, Sophia Sturge and
others were equally outstanding abolitionists. Their goals often differed from ...
(Abolitionists of both sexes were prolific pamphleteers. The Anti-Slavery Society
alone distributed 2,802,773 tracts in the years 1823 through 1831.) In the early 1
830s, women also began to petition, an activity previously denied them. In 1833 ...
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ExcellentCrítica de los usuarios - cheriebd - Overstock.com
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
The Oriental Delight Conquers the West
The Africanization of the Cane Fields
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