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Sugar : a bittersweet history

Author: Elizabeth Abbott
Publisher: London ; New York : Duckworth Overlook, 2009, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Abbott
ISBN: 9781590202975 159020297X
OCLC Number: 764437100
Description: x, 453 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Abbott.

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