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Sugar: A Bittersweet History

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Much like oil today, sugar was once the most powerful commodity on earth. It shaped world affairs, influencing the economic policies of nations, driving international trade and wreaking environmental havoc. The Western world's addiction to sugar came at a terrible human cost: the near extinction of the New World indigenous peoples gave rise to a new form of slavery, as millions of captured Africans were crammed into ships to make the dangerous voyage to Caribbean cane plantations. What began as the extraordinarily ...

Sugar: A Bittersweet History 2011, Overlook Press

ISBN-13: 9781590206478

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Sugar: A Bittersweet History 2010, Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780715639757

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Sugar: A Bittersweet History 2009, Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780715638781

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Sugar: A Bittersweet History 2008, Penguin Books Canada, Toronto, Canada

ISBN-13: 9780143017134

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