Gloucester: Sawyer Free Library


Candy : a century of panic and pleasure / Samira Kawash.

  • ISBN: 9780865477568 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 0865477566 (hardback)
  • Description: viii, 402 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Faber & Faber Inc., an affiliate of Farrar, Straus and Giroux,;

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Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 377-381) and index.
Contents Note: 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.