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Sugar : a global history

Author: Andrew F Smith
Publisher: London, UK : Reaktion Books Ltd, 2015. ©2015
Series: Edible.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sugar is one of the most beloved substances consumed by humans, and also one of the most reviled. It has come to dominate our diets--whether in candy, desserts, soft drinks or even bread and pasta sauces--for better and for worse. This fascinating history of this addictive ingredient reveals its incredible value as a global commodity and explores its darker legacies of slavery and widespread obesity."--Dust jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew F Smith
ISBN: 9781780234342 1780234341
OCLC Number: 908166760
Description: 159 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), map ; 21 cm.
Contents: Prologue --
Early sugar history --
New World sugar to 1900 --
Global sugar --
Sugar uses --
Sweets and candies --
American bliss --
Sugar blues --
Epilogue --
Recipes.
Series Title: Edible.
Responsibility: Andrew F. Smith.

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