Sugar Changed the World: A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, Freedom, and Science - Part IV Summary & Analysis

Marc Aronson
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Part IV Summary and Analysis

Back to Our Stories: New Workers, New Sugar - a New System

In British India in the 1870s, a person could be at a fair when a stranger would come up to them and ask if they wanted to make better wages. If they agreed, the stranger would walk away with them. By the time the person realized that they didn't really know where they were going or what they would be expected to do, they were caught. It was how people got others to work in the fields. If the person tried to get away, the stranger might tell them that they owed for the meals they had been given on the journey. The person would have to go to work since he didn't have any money. Indenture was the new way to get people to work in...

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