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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User Review  - Blue27 - Borders

This is an eye opening book. An interesting historical and social look at the history of sugar, its transformation through popular culture and its african diaspora ties. Read full review

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User Review  - AlexTheHunn - LibraryThing

Mintz provides a fascinating history of sugar, placing it in context within the transatlantic world. Sugar acquired ever increasing importance as the means for its production improved, its ... Read full review

Contents

Food Sociality and Sugar
3
Consumption
74
Eating and Being
187
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