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Sugar and Slavery, Family and Race

The Letters and Diary of Pierre Dessalles, Planter in Martinique, 1808-1856 (Johns Hopkins Studies in Atlantic History and Culture)

by Pierre Dasalles

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Biography: historical,
  • Biography: political,
  • European history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • Racism & racial discrimination,
  • Slavery & emancipation,
  • Social history,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Dessalles, Pierre,,
  • Caribbean Area - History,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Caribbean Sea,
  • Europe,
  • Europe - France,
  • Dessalles, Pierre,
  • History / Latin America,
  • 1785-1857,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Caribbean & West Indies - General,
  • Biography,
  • Martinique

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsElborg Forster (Editor), Robert Forster (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7870181M
    ISBN 10080185153X
    ISBN 109780801851537

    D riving through Sugar Land, the suburb of 90, half an hour southwest of Houston, you can see the signs of growth everywhere. There’s the Smart Financial Centre, a $90 million, 6,seat. Beyond Massa: Sugar Management in the British Caribbean by John F. Campbell Words | 5 Pages. In the book Beyond Massa: Sugar Management in the British Caribbean, , by John F. Campbell, it’s main focus encompasses and revolves around issues surrounding slavery practices by using Golden Grove estate in Jamaica as a primary source during the seventeenth and eighteenth .

    The book remains a classic, and is a must-read for anyone interested in Brazilian history as a whole. As the first to focus on the patriarchal plantation complex, Freyre was praised as much as criticized, especially for portraying a slave society where paternalist relations were the norm. Klein, Herbert S., and Francisco Vidal Luna. Slavery in. Though Ganeshram defended A Birthday Cake for Mr. Washington as portraying the ingenuity of slaves who were able to attain better treatment through their skills and closeness to their owners, context the writer-illustrator-editor team who worked on this book come from diverse backgrounds and are steeped in historically accurate renditions of black history, the fact remains that Author: Claire Fallon.

      The production of sugar was first wed to slavery and large-scale agricultural enterprise in the Mediterranean in the 13th century and then this nascent plantation complex moved to the Atlantic Islands off the coast of Africa, closer to an emerging African labor supply for a labor-intensive and brutal crop. 4 Sugar agriculture migrated again to Author: Justin Roberts.   “In Slavery days at the corner of Magazine and Mazyck St. (now Logan) on the South West corner was a wing of the hospital and a door was there and all on this side was the Sugar House, where slaves were sent to be whipped for any crime they had done. Once an old man was sent to the Sugar House, they told him for sugar.


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Sugar in the Blood: A Family's Story of Slavery and Empire by Andrea Stuart – review An absorbing but uneven family memoir taking in both sides of the Barbadian slave trade and its. Sugar and Slavery, Family and Race The Letters and Diary of Pierre Dessalles, Planter in Martinique, edited and translated by Elborg Forster and Robert Forster.

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Sugar by James Walvin review – from slavery to obesity sugar has been bad for centuries”. The book is an informative history of sugar’s rise from a luxury to a staple, and its ubiquity. This book reminds me of Mintz's Sweetness and Power, and tackles similar topics - the development of the sugar industry and African slavery in the West Indies.

It's dry, but really interesting and informative and not wordy or brainy/5. Sugar and Slavery in Puerto Rico is a scholarly and substantial contribution both to Puerto Rico’s “new history” and to a fuller understanding of nineteenth-century Puerto Rico within the colonial Caribbean.

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As a colony of England it's main purpose was agriculture and many different crops were tried, but when sugar was planted, it created a rich planters' society/5(4).

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In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that. Ms Stuart is the mixed-race descendant of both an African slave and an English slave owner.

Hers is thus both a personal story of 12 generations on sugar plantations and a well-researched account. Mobilising the public. Inthousands of pamphlets were printed which encouraged people to boycott sugar produced by slaves. Estimates. "A Subtlety, or the Marvelous Sugar Baby" sugar sculpture by Kara Walker at the Domino Sugar Factory in Brooklyn, New York (detail from larger photo) When we describe and think of .