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Sidney W. Mintz

Sidney W. Mintz (1922–2015) was an anthropologist and author of many books, including Caribbean Transformations, Sweetness and Power and Three Ancient Colonies: Caribbean Themes and Variations.

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The inescapable truth is that “the world” never forgave Haiti for its revolution, because the slaves freed themselves.

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A food anthropologst’s early love affair with Chinese cuisine.

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In the aftermath of the devastating 2010 earthquake, an anthropologist reflects on his fieldwork in Haiti fifty years earlier.

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Sugar and fat in American eating. 

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