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The Resource Sugar changed the world : a story of magic, spice, slavery, freedom, and science, by Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos

Sugar changed the world : a story of magic, spice, slavery, freedom, and science, by Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos

Label
Sugar changed the world : a story of magic, spice, slavery, freedom, and science
Title
Sugar changed the world
Title remainder
a story of magic, spice, slavery, freedom, and science
Statement of responsibility
by Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sugar has left a bloody trail through human history. Cane--not cotton or tobacco--drove the bloody Atlantic slave trade and took the lives of countless Africans who toiled on vast sugar plantations under cruel overseers. And yet the very popularity of sugar gave abolitionists in England the one tool that could finally end the slave trade. This book traces the history of sugar from its origins in New Guinea around 7000 B.C. to its use in the 21st century to produce ethanol
Awards note
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2010.
  • Excellence in Young Adult Nonfiction Finalist, 2012.
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
664/.109
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • 009-013
  • Young Adult
Interest level
  • UG
  • UG
LC call number
TP378.2
LC item number
.A767 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
  • 8
  • 8.0
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Accelerated Reader AR
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Sugar changed the world : a story of magic, spice, slavery, freedom, and science, by Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 140-159) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From magic to spice -- Hell -- Freedom -- Back to our stories : new workers, new sugar
Control code
ocn434744420
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
ix, 166 pages
Isbn
9781451748864
Lccn
2009033579
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
unspecified
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1266139
  • (OCoLC)434744420
Label
Sugar changed the world : a story of magic, spice, slavery, freedom, and science, by Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 140-159) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From magic to spice -- Hell -- Freedom -- Back to our stories : new workers, new sugar
Control code
ocn434744420
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
ix, 166 pages
Isbn
9781451748864
Lccn
2009033579
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
unspecified
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1266139
  • (OCoLC)434744420

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