Sweetness And Power: The Place Of Sugar In Modern History

Paperback | August 5, 1986

bySidney W. Mintz

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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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"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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"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.

"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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Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 7.8 × 5.1 × 0.5 inPublished:August 5, 1986Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140092331

ISBN - 13:9780140092332

Appropriate for ages: 18 - 18

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Table of Contents

Sweetness and Power - Sidney W. Mintz Acknowledgments
List of Illustrations
Introduction
1. Food, Sociality, and Sugar
2. Production
3. Consumption
4. Power
5. Eating and Being
Bibliography
Notes
Index