Sweetness and power: the place of sugar in modern history

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Viking, 1985 - Business & Economics - 274 pages
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"Shows how the intelligent analysis of the history of a single commodity can be used to pry open the history of an entire world of social relationships and human behavior."-The New York Review of Books.

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Review: Sweetness and Power: The Place of Sugar in Modern History

User Review  - Nicholas Piva - Goodreads

This book was assigned about a month ago and of course I prolonged this inevitably read until the last four days. Sweetness and Power is all about the role of sugar throughout history, how it started ... Read full review

Review: Sweetness and Power: The Place of Sugar in Modern History

User Review  - Dan Allosso - Goodreads

Put down without finishing. It's not that it's a bad book. I'm apparently just not in the mood for academic history right now. Read full review

Contents

Food Sociality and Sugar
3
Consumption
74
Eating and Being
187
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