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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"The Music of the Negro Is the Whip": The Working Lives of Sugar Slaves
Martinique's Pierre Dessalles spoke for thousands of other sugar planters when
he declared that reason "is a language the negro does not understand. The
music of the ...
A cracking whip or melancholy conch shell summoned them back to the fields.
The afternoon session lasted until sunset. Here the Great, Second and
sometimes even Third gangs toiled along the taut rows of cane. White overseers
roamed the ...
had torn families apart through slave sales and by forcing men to whip their wives
. William Kerr told the cheering crowd, "Let we remember that we been on sugar
estate from sunrise a-morning till eight o'clock at night; the rain ralling, the sun ...
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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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