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Sugar in the Blood - a book by Stuart, Andrea

Sugar in the Blood

A Family's Story of Slavery and Empire

Sugar in the Blood( )
Author: Stuart, Andrea
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.95
Book Description:

In the late 1630s, lured by the promise of the New World, Andrea Stuart's earliest known maternal ancestor, George Ashby, set sail from England to settle in Barbados. He fell into the life of a sugar plantation owner by mere chance, but by the time he harvested his first crop, a revolution was fully under way: the farming of sugar cane, and the swiftly increasing demands for sugar worldwide, would not only lift George Ashby from abject poverty and shape the lives of his descendants,...
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Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / Industries / Agribusiness
History / Caribbean & West Indies / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.21 x 8.01 x 0.77 Inches
Book Weight:0.79 Pounds

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