you find yourself..."Just needing to know more!"...
About Chocolate, it reveals secrets on:
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since being children, almost all of us grew up loving chocolate
in various forms.
you ever wondered what the modern history of chocolate is?
In my research, I found an excellent resource for the history
of Chocolate, by visiting The Field Museum of Chicago's website.
of putting the full text here, I have added the links to their
pages telling the whole story. The credit goes to The Field
Museum for this great resource.
Chocolate’s History at a Glance
For a quick introduction to the life and times of chocolate,
check out this brief summary spanning the centuries and civilizations
conquered by cacao.
A Mesoamerican Luxury
Unearth the ancient history of chocolate’s origins as a bitter
but beloved beverage in Mesoamerican culture. You’ll discover
chocolate’s significance in Maya and Aztec religious ceremonies
and learn about the important role it played in social circles.
A European Sweet
Explore the cultural exchange of chocolate as it crossed the
ocean and traveled to Europe after the Spanish conquest of
Mexico. You’ll learn how France, England, and other countries
also made their mark on chocolate’s history.
A Contemporary Confection
Investigate the effects that new technological innovations
of the Industrial Revolution had on chocolate. You’ll find
out how it evolved from the sweet drink of kings into its
current chocolate bar form loved by so many people today.