Sugar: A Bittersweet History

Sugar: A Bittersweet History

Elizabeth Abbott


Sugar: A Bittersweet historical past is a compelling and amazing examine the candy commodity, from the way it Africanized the cane fields of the Caribbean to the way it fuelled the economic Revolution and jumpstarted the fast-food revolution.

The publication explores the hidden tales in the back of this candy product, revealing how strong American pursuits deposed Queen Lili'uokalani of Hawaii, how Hitler attempted to make sure a gradual provide of beet sugar while enemies threatened to chop off Germany's provide of out of the country cane sugar, and the way South Africa validated a household ethanol within the wake of anti-apartheid sugar embargos. The e-book follows the background of sugar to the current day, displaying how sugar made consuming at the run socially applicable and performed an quintessential function in modern-day quickly meals tradition and weight problems epidemic. Impressively researched and commandingly written, Sugar will ceaselessly swap perceptions of this candy deal with.

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