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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In many ways, it is, thanks to post-emancipation sugar planters who
reconstructed and recharged their sugar empires by importing hundreds of
thousands of Indians and Chinese through a scheme of indentureship scholars
describe as "a new ...
"The sugar planter had won the war for the soul of the Colonial Office and the
humanitarians ... and the Anti-Slavery Society had lost," historian and sugar
scholar Alan Adamson writes.526 Indentureship was an imperial policy designed
A statistical overview suggests the demographic impact of Indian indentureship
on the Caribbean sugar colonies, Fiji, Mauritius and South Africa: more than 1.2
million indentured Indians emigrated, including over half a million each to the ...
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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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