Chocolate: The Nature of Indulgence


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For most of us, chocolate conjures up images of candy or sweet desserts. But the ancient Maya knew it as a spicy drink used in religious ceremonies. And to the Aztec, who had to trade for cacao, the coveted seeds served as money. This delectable book -- the only pictorial survey of the entire history of chocolate -- explores the relationship between this rainforest treasure and human civilization through the ages. Chocolate's roles in the history of slavery, war, and medicine are also here -- in a book that accompanies a ...

Chocolate: The Nature of Indulgence 2002, ABRAMS, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780810904033


Chocolate: The Nature of Indulgence (Field Museum) 2002, Abrams Books for Young Readers

ISBN-13: 9780810924420

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