Rum: A Global History.
Food historian Foss gives an overview of 500 years of rum history. Not just for pirates and slaves, rum also became a civilized drink enjoyed by the likes of Charles Dickens. And it made the fortunes of Austen characters like Sir Thomas Bertram. This lovely little book is well illustrated in color, printed on heavy glossy paper, and written with humor. Recipes included. Hb, Dj. Reaktion Books, London. NEW. $16.00