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Sugar A Bittersweet History

Pub Date : 2011-09-27 | Author : Elizabeth Abbott | Publisher : The Overlook Press

ISBN 10 : 9781590207727
ISBN 13 : 1590207726

Sugar: A Bittersweet History is a compelling and surprising look at the sweet commodity, from how it Africanized the cane fields of the Caribbean to how it fuelled the Industrial R..


Sugar A Bittersweet History

Pub Date : 2010-02-11 | Author : Elizabeth Abbott | Publisher : Gerald Duckworth & Co

ISBN 10 : 9780715640340
ISBN 13 : 0715640348

Much like oil today, sugar was once the most powerful commodity on earth. It shaped world affairs, influencing the economic policies of nations, driving international trade and wre..


Sugar A Bitterweet History

Pub Date : 2010-04-01 | Author : Elizabeth Abbot | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9781590207727
ISBN 13 : 1590207726

Sugar: A Bittersweet History is a compelling and surprising look at the sweet commodity, from how it Africanized the cane fields of the Caribbean to how it fuelled the Industrial R..


Bittersweet

Pub Date : 2003-05-01 | Author : Peter Macinnis | Publisher : Allen & Unwin

ISBN 10 : 9781741766554
ISBN 13 : 1741766559

"Lively and entertaining: a splendid saga for the general reader." -Kirkus Reviews "Covers a tremendous amount of information. . . . [A] lighthearted but serious look." -Choice A c..


Sweetness And Power

Pub Date : 1986-08-05 | Author : Sidney W. Mintz | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9781101666647
ISBN 13 : 1101666641

A fascinating persuasive history of how sugar has shaped the world, from European colonies to our modern diets In this eye-opening study, Sidney Mintz shows how Europeans and Ameri..


A History Of Marriage

Pub Date : 2011-01-04 | Author : Elizabeth Abbott | Publisher : Seven Stories Press

ISBN 10 : 9781609800857
ISBN 13 : 1609800850

What does the "tradition of marriage" really look like? In A History of Marriage, Elizabeth Abbott paints an often surprising picture of this most public, yet most intimate, instit..


Sweet Tooth

Pub Date : 2012-05-22 | Author : Kate Hopkins | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9780312668105
ISBN 13 : 0312668104

The author of 99 Drams of Whiskey and popular Accidental Hedonist food blogger presents a cultural history of candy that traces how it evolved from a medicine and luxury to today's..