Sugar: A Bittersweet History

Sugar: A Bittersweet History

by Elizabeth Abbott


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781590206478
Publisher: The Overlook Press
Publication date: 09/27/2011
Pages: 464
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.40(d)
Age Range: 17 Years

About the Author

Elizabeth Abbott is Research Associate at Trinity College, University of Toronto, and, from 1991 to 2004, was Dean of Women. She is the author of several books, including Sugar and Haiti, also published by Overlook. She lives in Toronto.

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"Appropriately powerful...[Abbott] offers up a number of fascinating stories" -- The New York Times Book Review

"Sugar and Sugar both will give readers a lift, and, ultimately, both offer hope." - Library Journal, Editors' Spring Picks

""The author has certainly done her homework." - HistoryWire

Readers will never again be able to casually sweeten tea or eat sweets without considering the long and fascinating history of sugar." - Booklist

"This comprehensive study of a food product found in beverages and menus everywhere is a fascinating achievement for this talented researcher of world history." -- Chicago Botanic Garden

"A 'must' for any culinary collection." -- Midwest Book Review

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