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  • ISBN: 9780715639757
  • ISBN: 0715639757
  • ISBN: 9781590206478
  • ISBN: 1590206479
  • Physical Description: print
    x, 453 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm
  • Edition: 1st pbk. ed.
  • Publisher: London ; New York : Duckworth Overlook, 2010.

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General Note: "First published in 2008 by Penguin Group (Canada)"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 409-440) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The Oriental delight conquers the West. The reign of sugar begins ; The proletarianization of sugar -- Black sugar. The Africanization of the cane fields ; The world the Whites made ; Sugar stirs the universe -- 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 -- The sweetening world. The sugar diasporas ; Meet and eat me in St. Louis! ; Sugar's legacies and prospects.
Summary, etc.: "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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Legacy 2017
Subject: Sugar History
Sugar Social aspects
Sugar trade History
Sugar trade Social aspects
Sugar trade Environmental aspects
Sugar Health aspects
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