Sugar: A Bittersweet History
Penguin Canada, 2008 - 453 páginas
Sugar: A Bittersweet History offers a perceptive and provocative investigation of a commodity that most of us savour every day yet know little about. Impressively researched and commandingly written, this thoroughly engaging book follows the history of sugar to the present day. It is a revealing look at how sugar changed the nature of meals, fuelled the Industrial Revolution, generated a brutal new form of slavery, and jumpstarted the fast-food revolution.
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Cane-based ethanol is the twenty-first century's miracle-in-waiting, the natural
substance that can drastically alter international economic and diplomatic
relationships by ending or at least reducing dependence on fundamentalist
In the United States, a growing revulsion against the political and environmental
consequences of dependence on (or addiction to) oil has sparked a rush to
ethanol and federal tax credits for its production. The urgency and incentives to ...
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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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