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The Resource Sugar : a bittersweet history, Elizabeth Abbott

Sugar : a bittersweet history, Elizabeth Abbott

Label
Sugar : a bittersweet history
Title
Sugar
Title remainder
a bittersweet history
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Abbott
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A provocative investigation into sugar's history explores lesser-known stories while revealing its role in such developments as the Industrial Revolution, the agendas of World War II and the fast-food era. By the best-selling author of A History of Celibacy
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263653
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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a bittersweet history
Label
Sugar : a bittersweet history, Elizabeth Abbott
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published in 2008 by Penguin Group (Canada)"--t.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [409]-440) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: The oriental delight conquers the West -- 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
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 453 pages
Isbn
9780715638781
Isbn Type
(UK : hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)426803433
  • ocn426803433
  • OCoLC
Label
Sugar : a bittersweet history, Elizabeth Abbott
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published in 2008 by Penguin Group (Canada)"--t.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [409]-440) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: The oriental delight conquers the West -- 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
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 453 pages
Isbn
9780715638781
Isbn Type
(UK : hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)426803433
  • ocn426803433
  • OCoLC

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