Originally Posted by RonJames
Rum by David Bloom is a good book, and a great coffee table book. I don't think there is a lot about sugar cane in it...but it gives you a lot of good info for a cheap price.
search Amazon for the following about sugar cane:
From Cane to Sugar (Start to Finish) by Jill Braithwaite; Sugar Cane Cultivation and Management by H. Bakker; Raising Cane in the 'Glades: The Global Sugar Trade and the Transformation of Florida by Gail M. Hollander; Cane Sugar Handbook: A Manual for Cane Sugar Manufacturers and Their Chemists by James C. P. Chen and Chung Chi Chou; The Sugar Cane Industry: An Historical Geography from its Origins to 1914 (Cambridge Studies in Historical Geography) by J. H. Galloway; The Sugar Masters: Planters and Slaves in Louisiana's Cane World, 1820-1860 by Richard Follett; The American Cane Mill: A History of the Machines, the Manufacturers, Sugar Cane and Sorghum by Don Howard Dean; Handbook of Cane Sugar Engineering by E. Hugot