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Author Kawash, Samira, 1963-
Title Candy : a century of panic and pleasure / Samira Kawash.
Published New York : Faber & Faber, [2013]
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 Floor2  GT2868.2.U6 K39 2013    IN LIBRARY
Edition First edition.
Description viii, 402 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Evil or just misunderstood? -- The machine candy revolution -- Fake sweets and fake food -- Demon candy, demon rum -- Becoming food -- In the kitchen -- A nourishing lunch -- Fattening -- A fighting food -- Sugar free -- Cavities -- Trick or treat? -- Junk-food junkies -- Candification -- In defense of candy.
Summary "A lively cultural history that explains how candy became more like food and food more like candy"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Candy -- Social aspects.
Candy -- United States -- History.
Candy industry -- United States -- History.
ISBN 9780865477568 hardback
0865477566 hardback
OCLC number 827257016