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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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Sweetness and Power: The Place of Sugar in Modern History

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Publisher Comments:

"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.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

List of Illustrations

Introduction

1. Food, Sociality, and Sugar

2. Production

3. Consumption

4. Power

5. Eating and Being

Bibliography

Notes

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140092332
Author:
Mintz, Sidney W.
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Author:
Mintz, Sidney W.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Agriculture & Animal Husbandry
Subject:
Customs & Traditions
Subject:
Social history
Subject:
Modern - General
Subject:
Sugar
Subject:
Sugar trade
Subject:
Sugar trade -- Social aspects -- History.
Subject:
World History-1650 to Present
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series Volume:
no. E-85-22002
Publication Date:
19860831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
7.78x5.16x.60 in. .49 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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