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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One vicious eighteenth-century planter simply threw his oldest slaves over a cliff.
Domestic Slaves Domestic slaves worked in the Great House, on the periphery of
the quarters. Most lighter-skinned women, some their master's own progeny, ...
These were the domestics who were as integral to that way of life as the slaves in
the cane fields. Unlike visitors, domestics were expert witnesses with intimate
knowledge of their subjects. Domestics were such ubiquitous and familiar ...
The domestics of one of Martinique's wealthiest planters heard him complain that
"we are more poverty-stricken than ever, and our sugar is without value."228
They heard that the overseer was sulking because his wages were (again) in ...
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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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