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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14 At the end of this torturous process, other demonized workmen poured the
syrup into inverted conical earthenware vessels, where it cooled and crystallized
in loaf form. Molasses dripped through a hole at the tip of the cone, leaving the
North Americans supplied foodstuffs and livestock in return for sugar, molasses
and slaves and earned sufficient profit from this commerce to purchase
manufactured goods from England's growing industrial heartland, which muted ...
As well, the less refined molasses and even raw cane were in great demand to
feed horses, dairy cows and the majestic elephants owned by the state. The most
interesting of sugar's legacies in India is that the industry there is not plantation ...
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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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