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Chocolate islands : cocoa, slavery, and colonial Africa

Author: Catherine Higgs
Publisher: Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2012.
Series: UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Chocolate Islands: Cocoa, Slavery, and Colonial Africa, Catherine Higgs traces the early-twentieth-century journey of the Englishman Joseph Burtt to the Portuguese colony of São Tomé and Príncipe - the chocolate islands - through Angola and Mozambique, and finally to British Southern Africa. Burtt had been hired by the chocolate firm Cadbury Brothers Limited to determine if the cocoa it was buying from the  Read more...
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Higgs, Catherine.
Chocolate islands.
Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2012009341
(OCoLC)768800622
Named Person: Joseph Burtt; William A Cadbury
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Higgs
ISBN: 0821444220 9780821444221
OCLC Number: 804048993
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 230 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Joseph Burtt and William Cadbury --
Cocoa controversy --
Chocolate island --
Sleeping sickness and slavery --
Luanda and the coast --
The slave route --
Mozambican miners --
Cadbury, Burtt, and Portuguese Africa --
Cocoa and slavery.
Series Title: UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Other Titles: Cocoa, slavery, and colonial Africa
Responsibility: Catherine Higgs.

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In Chocolate Islands: Cocoa, Slavery, and Colonial Africa, Catherine Higgs traces the early-twentieth-century journey of the Englishman Joseph Burtt to the Portuguese colony of Sao Tome and  Read more...
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"Catherine Higgs writes about the chocolate islands with clarity and conviction, commanding the evidence while presenting an argument about the 'dignity of labor' with an elegance of style. In terms Read more...

 
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