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Introduction

April Merleaux

in Sugar and Civilization: American Empire and the Cultural Politics of Sweetness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622514
eISBN:
9781469622538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622514.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book chronicles the rise of a sugar empire in the United States from the Spanish American War through the New Deal of the 1930s. It considers how changing patterns of migration shaped new ... More


Spectacles of Sweetness: Race, Civics, and the Material Culture of Eating Sugar after the Turn of the Century

April Merleaux

in Sugar and Civilization: American Empire and the Cultural Politics of Sweetness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622514
eISBN:
9781469622538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622514.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines how race and civics intertwined with the material culture of sugar consumption during the years before World War I. In particular, it considers the ways that diverse consumers, ... More


Epilogue: Imperial Consumers at War

April Merleaux

in Sugar and Civilization: American Empire and the Cultural Politics of Sweetness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622514
eISBN:
9781469622538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622514.003.0010
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This epilogue examines how the meanings of sugar consumption kept pace with ongoing negotiations over political and economic status in the U.S. sugar empire since the turn of the twentieth century. ... More


Sugar Stained with Blood: African Americans, Sugar, and Modern Agriculture

Anthony Ryan Hatch

in Blood Sugar: Racial Pharmacology and Food Justice in Black America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816696178
eISBN:
9781452954233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696178.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The chapter examines how sugar has served as the site of African American biopolitics. It is not possible to provide a critical interpretation of the politics of metabolism without recognizing and ... More


‘Stained with Spots of Human Blood’: Sugar, Abolition and Cannibalism

in Slaves to Sweetness: British and Caribbean Literatures of Sugar

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311840
eISBN:
9781846315701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315701.003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter traces a shift from colonial margin to metropolitan centre, and from the saccharophilia of The Sugar-Cane to that of the white abolitionist writings of the early 1790s, looking ... More


‘Sugared Almonds and Pink Lozenges’: George Eliot's ‘Brother Jacob’ as Literary Confection

in Slaves to Sweetness: British and Caribbean Literatures of Sugar

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311840
eISBN:
9781846315701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315701.005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines George Eliot's ‘Brother Jacob’ (1864). Set in the 1820s, this novella returns to the issue of sugar's consumption broached by the abolitionists, taking up the seemingly ... More


Microhistory Set in Motion: A Nineteenth-century Atlantic Creole Itinerary

Rebecca J. Scott

in Empirical Futures: Anthropologists and Historians Engage the Work of Sidney W. Mintz

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833452
eISBN:
9781469604558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895344_baca.7
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes Sidney Mintz's Worker in the Cane as a model life history, uncovering the subtlest of dynamics within plantation society by tracing the experiences of a single individual and ... More


Principles of oral health promotion

Blánaid Daly, Paul Batchelor, Elizabeth Treasure, and Richard Watt

in Essential Dental Public Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199679379
eISBN:
9780191918353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679379.003.0014
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry

Dental diseases affect a large number of people, cause much discomfort and pain, and are costly to treat. Their impact is therefore considerable, to both the individual and wider society (see ... More


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