Sweetness and power: the place of sugar in modern history

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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  - harrietbrown - www.librarything.com

This book was amazing! It took me nearly two years to read it, because, despite its small size, it packed a lot of information. Plus, I took a long break in between the "Power" chapter, and the final ... Read full review

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This is a classic in anthropology and food studies apparently. When Sidney Mintz died in December 2015 Marion Nestle dedicated that day's blog to him and this book. She said "When we polled academics ... Read full review

Contents

Food Sociality and Sugar
3
Consumption
74
Eating and Being
187
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