Sweetness and Power

The Place of Sugar in Modern History
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Product Number: DD32312
Released: Jun 20, 2017
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ISBN: #9781541400566
Narrator/s: Tom Perkins
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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In this eye-opening study, Sidney W. Mintz shows how Europeans and Americans transformed sugar from a rare foreign luxury to a commonplace necessity of modern life, and how it changed the history of capitalism and industry. He discusses the production and consumption of sugar, and reveals how closely interwoven sugar's origins are as a "slave" crop grown in Europe's tropical colonies with its use first as an extravagant luxury for the aristocracy, then as a staple of the diet of the new industrial proletariat. Finally, he considers how sugar has altered work patterns, eating habits, and our diet in modern times.

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Author(s): Sidney W. Mintz
Genre: History

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Sweetness and Power
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Author(s): Sidney W. Mintz
Narrator(s): Tom Perkins
Genre: History
Product Number Z100122980
Released: Jun 20, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781541420564
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Author(s): Sidney W. Mintz
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Released: Sep 01, 2017
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Publisher: Penguin Books
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