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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

Pub Date : 2009-10-08 | Author : Elizabeth Abbott | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : PSU:000067822829
ISBN 13 :

"Sugar" offers a compelling and surprising look at the sweet commodity, from the ways in which it Africanized the cane fields of the Caribbean to how it fueled the Industrial Revol..


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..


Sweet Tooth

Pub Date : 2012-05-22 | Author : Kate Hopkins | Publisher : St. Martin's Press

ISBN 10 : 9781250011190
ISBN 13 : 1250011191

A cultural history of candy-how it evolved from medicine and a luxury to today's Kit Kat bars and M&M's Told through the Kate Hopkins' travels in Europe and the U.S., Sweet Tooth i..


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..


Sugar Changed The World

Pub Date : 2017-04-04 | Author : Marc Aronson | Publisher : Hmh Books for Young Readers

ISBN 10 : 0544582470
ISBN 13 : 9780544582477

When this award-winning husband-and-wife team discovered that they each had sugar in their family history, they were inspired to trace the globe-spanning story of the sweet substan..