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Sugar Changed the World

A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, Freedom, and Science
Aronson, Marc (Unknown - 2010 )
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Songs, oral histories, maps, and more than eighty archival illustrations help trace the history of sugar and the sugar trade.
Authors: Aronson, Marc
Title: Sugar changed the world
a story of magic, spice, slavery, freedom, and science
Publisher: Boston : Clarion Books, c2010
Characteristics: ix, 166 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Contents: From magic to spice
Gods and rituals
The world's first true university
The storm of God
Fortress Europe
The champagne fairs
Out of war comes sweetness
The problem with sugar cane
Hell
Sidebar : the spherical trade
A cycle of death and sweetness
The spherical trade
Portrait gallery of sugar work
The pulse of sugar life
Sidebar : Palmares : the Maroon Kingdom
The overseer
Back in Europe
The best sort of chaw
The age of sugar
Freedom
All men are equal
All men are equal : America
"Is it lawful to make slaves of others against their will?"
All men are equal : France
The sound of liberty
The sugar purchase and the death state
Sugar in paradise : "I came seeking the dream"
Back toour stories: new workers, new sugar
A new system
Crossing the black water
Slavery or freedom? : the in-between
Reform
Sugar and science
Serfs and sweetness Sidebar : the sugar genius
The lawyer
Satyagraha
Summary: Songs, oral histories, maps, and more than eighty archival illustrations help trace the history of sugar and the sugar trade.
Audience: Young Adult
Additional Contributors: Budhos, Marina Tamar
ISBN: 0618574921
9780618574926
0618574921
Branch Call Number: TP378.2 .A767 2010
Statement of Responsibility: by Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [140-159]) and index
Subject Headings: Sugar History Juvenile literature Sugar trade History Juvenile literature Slavery History Juvenile literature Liberty History Juvenile literature Passive resistance History Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Sugar
Sugar trade
Slavery
Liberty
Passive resistance
LCCN: 2009033579
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