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Chocolate on trial : slavery, politics, and the ethics of business

Author: Lowell J Satre
Publisher: Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, ©2005.
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"Chocolate on Trial: Slavery, Politics, and the Ethics of Business recounts the events surrounding the libel trial in which Cadbury Bros. sued the Standard of London over the newspaper's accusation that the firm was hypocritical in its use of slave-grown cocoa. Lowell J. Satre's story probes the issues of globalization, corporate social responsibility, journalistic sensationalism, and devious diplomacy at a time  Read more...
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Satre, Lowell J. (Lowell Joseph), 1942-
Chocolate on trial.
Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2005005901
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lowell J Satre
ISBN: 9780821441473 0821441477
OCLC Number: 84860270
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 308 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Henry W. Nevinson and modern slavery --
The firm of Cadbury and the world of slave labor --
Portugal and West Africa --
Evidence amassed --
Joseph Burtt's report --
Careful steps and concern-or dragging feet and hypocrisy? --
Defending reputations --
Cadbury Bros., Ltd. v. the Standard Newspaper, Ltd --
The verdict --
Humanitarians, the foreign office, and Portugal, 1910-1914 --
The aftermath.
Responsibility: Lowell J. Satre.
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In 1901, Cadbury Bros. Ltd., a progressive chocolate manufacturer in England, learned that its cocoa beans from West Africa were produced by slave labor. This is a lively account of the libel trial  Read more...

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"This is a well-written, marvelously researched, and utterly fascinating study of an episode in the social, political, economic, and even religious history of imperial Britain." - Thomas C. Kennedy, Read more...

 
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