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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whose popular how-to books urged moderate and compassionate consumption
in general, argued that sugar was beneficial in small quantities and that people's
delight in its was evidence of "the basically healthy and necessary character of ...
The combination of these developments suggests "a time of great change in
consumption levels and eating habits," writes economic historian Carole
Shammas.84 Sugar, cheaper and more plentiful than it had been, had the
greatest impact on ...
By the mid-nineteenth century sugar consumption had reached half a pound (0.2
kg) per head per week."90 That's a fair amount of sugar, and over the decades it
would increase until, by the end of the century, weekly per capita consumption ...
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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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