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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A young barrow, his back broke and killed (can't tell how) ... A fine ewe, fit to lamb
, found dead in a rock-hole . . . [the cow] Rachael's young calf . . . and young steer
."358 Thistlewood s horse, Mackey, died after his belly was slashed so deeply ...
Before he fell in love with Phibbah, Thistlewood whipped her as an accomplice in
a plot to kill him. Ruth Armstrong, a white woman, and her three children were
burned to death after three slaves set their house on fire. Barbadian slaves killed
379 The rebels planned to set fire to entire towns and kill the whites who ran out
to extinguish the flames. Back on the plantations, the slaves would overpower
their overseers and assume control. The rebellion began at 1 A.M. on Easter ...
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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
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