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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Fiji's first British governor, Sir Arthur Hamilton Gordon, formerly governor of
Trinidad and of Mauritius, tackled his mission of salvaging the new colony's
collapsed economy by creating a plantation sugar industry manned by
a bittersweet history Elizabeth Abbott. This process, known as reconstruction,
transformed a plantation industry reliant on indentured workers into a network of
small cane farmers who supplied state-supported central mills. Reconstructed
497-518. 524. Quoted in Randall L. Bytwerk, German Propaganda Archive, www.
calvin. edu/academic/cas/gpa/zd3.htm. CHAPTER 10 525. This is the title of a
leading source on indentured labor. See Tinker, A New System of Slavery. 526.
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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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