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The Biography of Sugar (How Did That Get Here?)

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Find out how the human desire for sweets made a tropical grass into a valuable commodity around the world. The Biography of Sugar details how sugar grows, which countries produce it, and the sour history of slavery and exploitation that surrounded its early production. Other topics include - What is a commodity? - sources of sugar and where they are grown - the history of sugar and the sugar trade, from the ancient world, to medieval Europe, to the Caribbean - slavery and sugar plantations - the production and manufacture of sugar - environmental concerns of modern sugar cultivation - uses of sugar and the development of sugar substitutes

Product Details

ISBN:
9780778725213
Publisher:
Crabtree Publishing Company
Subject:
Science & Technology - How Things Work
Author:
Eagen, Rachel
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Science
Subject:
Nature - Flowers & Plants
Subject:
Sugar
Subject:
History - Exploration & Discovery
Subject:
Science & Technology - History
Subject:
History - Central & South America
Subject:
Technology -- History.
Subject:
Sugarcane.
Subject:
Technology - How Things Work/Are Made
Subject:
Science & Nature - Flowers & Plants
Subject:
Childrens Science
Subject:
Children s-How Things Work
Series:
How Did That Get Here?
Publication Date:
20051131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
10.66x8.30x.13 in. .38 lbs.
Age Level:
09-10

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