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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Their ancestors' bones were interred in the village's soil, and their souls resided
there. The people had no concept of private ownership; land, like the sky and the
sea, was part of the sacred universe and belonged to everyone. "In a way that ...
From 1630 to 1660, England, France and Holland eagerly joined in the frenzied
New World land grab and founded their own sugar colonies, which, during these
three decades, the Dutch dominated. As colonization proceeded and mother ...
Unlike so many other sugar-producing colonies and countries that adopted the
plantation system, India was not a new territory open to settlers and offering vast
expanses of cheap land. Furthermore, its peasants could not be forced oflF their ...
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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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