Sweetness and Power

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Sweetness and Power

The Place of Sugar in Modern History

By Sidney W. Mintz

Penguin Books, Paperback, 9780140092332, 320pp.

Publication Date: August 5, 1986

Description

"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.



About the Author
Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.