Cocoa and Chocolate, 1765-1914

Cocoa and Chocolate, 1765-1914

by William Gervase Clarence-Smith, W. G. Clarence-Smith
     
 

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This pioneering study examines all aspects of the history of cocoa and chocolate and the effect of these commodities globally. William Gervase Clarence-Smith looks at the effects of increased production of cocoa on the environment and on land distribution, at the coercion of labor to work the plantations, at the manufacture of chocolate, at taxation, and at

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This pioneering study examines all aspects of the history of cocoa and chocolate and the effect of these commodities globally. William Gervase Clarence-Smith looks at the effects of increased production of cocoa on the environment and on land distribution, at the coercion of labor to work the plantations, at the manufacture of chocolate, at taxation, and at consumption.

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'An extremely valuable account of the world history of cocoa and chocolate in the long nineteenth century which sheds new light on a number of aspects.'Bulletin of the German Historical Institute, London

'This is an impressive book, realistically optimistic in its vision and profoundly humane in its conclusions.'Journal of African History

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415215763
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/28/2000
Pages:
334
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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