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Title:
Sugar : a bittersweet history
Author:
Abbott, Elizabeth.
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Publication Information:
London ; New York : Duckworth Overlook, 2009.

©2008
Physical Description:
x, 453 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
General Note:
"First published in 2008 by Penguin Group (Canada)"--t.p. verso.
Language:
English
Contents:
Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Part 1: The oriental delight conquers the world -- The reign of sugar begins -- The proletarianization of sugar -- Part 2: Black sugar -- The Africanization of the cane fields -- The world the whites made -- Sugar stirs the universe -- Part 3: Abolition through resistance and parliament -- Racism, resistance, rebellion and revolution -- Blood in the sugar : abolishing the slave trade -- Slaying monsters : slavery and apprenticeship -- Cuba and Louisiana : sugar for North America -- Part 4: The sweetening world -- The sugar diasporas -- Meet and eat me in St. Louis! -- Sugar's legacies and prospects -- Notes -- Select bibliography -- Index -- Credits.
ISBN:
9781590202975

9780715638781
Format :
Book

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