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DO NOT try to read this book! It's an anthropological treatise and a terrible bore. As to the seller, everything was as it should be. It's the book itself that is the problem.Published 1 month ago by Grandma N
Used. And you can tell, but not in a necessarily bad way.Published 2 months ago by Ifetayo Olutosin
The Scholarly tone in the introduction gave me hope that here was a different kind of anthropologist, but early into the book, the author began repeating himself so often as to... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Eve B.
Great read. I was never into social science or anthropology, but had to take a class that required this book. I couldn't put it down! Read morePublished 7 months ago by playing with death
This was a very detailed and interesting read regarding the economics of sugar in England. The author certainly knows his stuff and goes into vast details of the economic history... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Howie
Mintz's 'Sweetness and Power' is a classic. He makes a compelling argument on the role of sugar and the sugar industry in the development of modern capitalism. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Josh Mullenite
I was asked to read this by a professor. It was interesting but a little dry compared to other ethnographies I have read.Published 10 months ago by Kristen
My favorite book in this category of history is Kurlansky's Salt. Sweetness and Power is another book along those lines, but it doesn't live up to the former. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Lord of the Sith