- Published: Boston : Clarion Books, c2010.
- Year Published: 2010
- Description: ix, 166 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
- Lexile: 1130
- Sugar -- History.
- Sugar trade -- History.
- Slavery -- History.
- Liberty -- History.
- Passive resistance -- History.
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Sugar changed the world : a story of spice, magic, slavery, freedom, and science
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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 -- 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 to our stories : new workers, new sugar -- A new system -- Crossing the black water -- Slavery or freedom? : the in between -- Reform -- Sugar and science -- Sidebar : the sugar genius -- Serfs and sweetness -- The lawyer -- Satyagraha.
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