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.
Resultados 1-3 de 49
The zemi responded to human appeals, counseling and healing through the
agency of shamans. The Tainos preserved their knowledge of their village's
history with the help of the tribal historian, who communicated it to them in an
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 ...
"The institutional mechanism established by the state to oversee the indenture
system clearly operated to benefit sugar planters and was easily manipulated by
them," writes sugar historian Rick Halpern. "Natal's sugar planters owed their ...
Comentarios de la gente - Escribir un comentario
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
Derechos de autor
Otras 10 secciones no mostradas