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Published: 25 June 2015

920 Pages | ~100 b&w images, and a color insert


ISBN: 9780199313396

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The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets

Editor-in-chief: Darra Goldstein, Foreword by Sidney Mintz, Editorial board member: Michael Krondl, Eric Rath, Laura Mason, Geraldine Quinzio, and Ursula Heinzelmann

Oxford Companions

  • Most comprehensive reference work on the idea of the sweet ever published, with entries on all aspects of sweetness, including chemical, technical, social, cultural, and linguistic
  • Edited by Darra Goldstein, a widely respected scholar and the author of several award-winning culinary books
  • Preface by the legendary anthropologist Sidney Mintz, author of Sweetness and Power: The Place of Sugar in Modern History
  • Four fascinating appendices, on sweets in cinema, the world's best pastry shops, sweet language in music, and museums dedicated to sweets

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