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Title:
Bittersweet : the story of sugar
Author:
Macinnis, Peter.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Crows Nest NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2002.
Physical Description:
xxv, 190 pages : maps ; 20 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The beginnings -- The spread of sugar -- Sugar in the New World -- The English and the sugar business -- Fighting over sugar -- A science of sugar -- Rum and politics -- The end of slavery in the Americas -- Emancipation's harvest -- The rise of technology -- Labour problems -- Sugar in the twentieth century -- Epilogue: the costs and benefits.
ISBN:
9781865086576
Format :
Book