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Deerr, Noël (1874-)
The history of sugar - Complete in 2 volumes
London : Chapman and Hall 1949-50, 1949. 1st edition. Near fine cloth copies in similar, somewhat edge-nicked and dust-dulled dust-wrapper, now mylar-sleeved. Remains a particularly well-preserved set overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.. Physical description; 2 volumes (xiv, 636 pages) illustrations, portraits, maps 26 cm. Includes bibliographical references. Contents; Vol. 1 The kindly fruits of the earth -- Honey -- The Sugar-cane -- China and the Far East -- India -- Greece and Rome -- Persia -- The Mediterranean sugar industry -- The Portuguese colonies -- The Spanish colonies -- The establishment of the sugar colonies -- The English colonies -- The Dutch colonies -- The French colonies -- The Danish colonies -- The United States -- The Hawaiian Islands -- Vol. 2 Sugar and slavery: Operation and extent -- Sugar and slavery: Acceptance, protest, abolition, suppression -- Sugar and slavery: Servile insurrections -- The Plantation and the planter -- The English colonies after Emancipation -- Early labour and free immigrant labour -- Indentured Asiatic labour in the sugar industry -- The Chinese coolie traffic and blackbirding -- The laws of trade and the trade in sugar -- Sugar duties in England -- Refining -- The beet and beet sugar -- The bounties -- The minor sources of sugar -- The prices and values of sugar -- Invention and research -- Complete Index to both volumes. Subjects; Sugar History. Sugar growing History. Sugar. Sugar growing. Historia. Zucker. Geschichte. Sugar industry Saccharum officinarum. Cultivation. History.
Verkäufer: MW Books Ltd. [Ireland]
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