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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produced, on average, two and a half times the average of the other steam mills.
Vacuum pans, which were closed, also began to replace open pans. The early
ones were unreliable but the improved versions saved fuel and produced ...
The more ice cream that was produced, the greater the demand for sugar. Ice
cream became so ubiquitous that in 1850, the widely read Godey's Magazine
and Lady's Book pronounced it one of life's "necessary luxuries. A party without it
Fueling themselves with ethanol will enable developing and many less
developed sugarcane-producing nations to move toward self-sufficiency. In one
of his first announcements after his 2006 election, Haiti's president Rene' Preval
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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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