Chocolate: History, Culture, and Heritage by Louis Evan Grivetti and Howard-Yana Shapiro, eds., 2009.
At more than 1,000 pages, this compilation of essays from various scholars provides a comprehensive look at the many historical uses of chocolate. The book’s 56 chapters are divided into 11 parts organized by time, place, or general theme, including chapters on the use of chocolate by early cultures; chapters on the medicinal uses of cacao in North America; chapters on advertising campaigns; and multiple chapters on chocolate serving dishes or “chocolate pots.” This work has a wide-reaching appeal with its incredible variety of chapter topics from science and recipes to history and culture. Hardcover, 1064 pages. ON SALE