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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They could not be resolved by strictly economic reasoning. The West Indies,
having been colonized and governed on mercantilist principles, were creatures
of Britain's imperial goals. The nature of their economy, notably their reliance on ...
Neither, today, does the plantation sugar culture of Cuba — an unlikely model
given its record of human rights abuses and faulty economic planning, but a
planned economy has replaced its dissolving sugar industry with tourism,
Jorge F. Perez-Lopez, "Sugar and Structural Change in the Cuban Economy,"
World Development, vol. 17, no. 10 (1989), pp. 1627-46. John Perkins, "Nazi
Autarchic Aspirations and the Beet-Sugar Industry, 1933-9," European History ...
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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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