World History

Sugar Changed the World: A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, Freedom, and Science

Marc Aronson; Marina Budhos

About the Program

Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos present their book for children about the impact of sugar on world history - including the role sugar played in the creation of the Atlantic slave trade and the impact it had on the Industrial Revolution.  Mr. Aronson and Ms. Budhos spoke to a group of 8th graders and high school students at the Brooklyn Public Library in Brooklyn, New York.    

About the Authors

Marc Aronson

Marc Aronson's books for children and young adults includes "John Winthrop, Oliver Cromwell, and the Land of Promise," "Witch-Hunt : Mysteries of the Salem Witch Trials," and "Sir Walter Raleigh and the Quest for El Dorado."  For more information, visit: marcaronson.com or sugarchangedtheworld.com.      


 


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Marina Budhos

Marina Budhos, an associate professor of English at William Paterson University in New Jersey, is the author of several books for adults and teenagers, including "Ask Me No Questions" and "Tell Us We're Home."  For more information, visit: marinabudhos.com or sugarchangedtheworld.com.      


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Past Airings

  • Saturday, March 5th at 3pm (ET)
  • Saturday, February 19th at 11am (ET)
  • Sunday, February 13th at 7pm (ET)
  • Sunday, February 6th at 8:45am (ET)
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