Bittersweet: The Story of Sugar

Bittersweet: The Story of Sugar

Peter Macinnis


This social and old exploration strains the background of sugarcane from its domestic in New Guinea to Shakespeare’s England. attention-grabbing sugar lore and anecdotes are integrated, comparable to how Queen Elizabeth I grew to become so keen on hippocras (mulled wine), sugared almonds, and pastilles that her the teeth became thoroughly black. Explored are the political and sociological affects of sugar at the global and the super riches on hand to the unscrupulous few who grew and offered it. the times of handbook processing are defined, while fortunes have been equipped at the backbreaking hard work of slaves. The ensuing wars and geopolitical shifts that experience formed the fashionable global are mentioned in detail.

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