Sweetness and Power

The Place of Sugar in Modern History

By Sidney W. Mintz
(Penguin Books, Mass Market Paperback, 9780140092332, 320pp.)

Publication Date: August 5, 1986

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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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