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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Reconstructed sugar was highly productive and technologically advanced, "the
only sugar cane industry in the world to rely on a labor force of European origin ...
and it pioneered mechanization of field work."579 Reconstructed sugar was also
Queensland was an eager party to it and reaped the benefits: free access for
sugar into the Australian market and tariff ... No trace remains of their
contributions to the development of Australia's sugar industry, but historical
geographer Peter ...
... 119; and Soviet Union, 394; and Spain, 275- 76; sugar and politics, 393-96;
sugar beet industry, 277-78; sugar industry, 273; sugar prices, 177; sugar
production, 278, 377; technological changes, 273-74; Ten Years War, 276- 77,
387; trade, ...
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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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