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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259 "Nutmegging," as these relationships were called, and the growing number
of mixed-race children challenged the ideological foundations of sugar slavery.
Nothing could entirely disguise the love and the bonds that transcended racial ...
Racial prejudice and personal uncertainty about his own identity haunted Saint-
George. He became a Jacobin, dropped the aristocratic "de" from his name and
assumed command of a black and mulatto revolutionary regiment. After someone
They needed mechanisms to divide and control the always-mutinous slaves for
whom they felt a "corporal dread." And they needed to address the phenomenon
of the growing number of mixed-race offspring. In the sugar world, the existence ...
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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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