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The Hungry Empire: How Britain’s Quest for Food Shaped the Modern World


The Hungry Empire

ISBN 10 : 9781448182091
ISBN 13 : 1448182093

The glamorous daughter of an African chief shares a pineapple with a slave trader... Surveyors in British Columbia eat tinned Australian rabbit... Diamond prospectors in Guyana pre..


The Taste Of Empire

ISBN 10 : 9780465093175
ISBN 13 : 0465093175

A history of the British Empire told through twenty meals eaten around the world In The Taste of Empire, acclaimed historian Lizzie Collingham tells the story of how the British Em..


The Hungry Empire

ISBN 10 : 1847922708
ISBN 13 : 9781847922700

'This is a wholly pleasing book, which offers a tasty side dish to anyone exploring the narrative history of the British Empire', Max Hastings, Sunday Times The glamorous daughter ..


Pale Rider

ISBN 10 : 9781473523920
ISBN 13 : 1473523923

With a death toll of between 50 and 100 million people and a global reach, the Spanish flu of 1918–1920 was the greatest human disaster, not only of the twentieth century, but po..


The Political History Of American Food Aid

ISBN 10 : 9780190228880
ISBN 13 : 0190228881

American food aid to foreigners long has been the most visible-and most popular-means of providing humanitarian aid to millions of hungry people confronted by war, terrorism and na..


Sugar

ISBN 10 : 9781472138118
ISBN 13 : 1472138112

The story of sugar, and of mankind's desire for sweetness in food and drink is a compelling, though confusing story. It is also an historical story. The story of mankind's love of ..


Sugar A Bittersweet History

ISBN 10 : 9781590207727
ISBN 13 : 1590207726

Sugar: A Bittersweet History is a compelling and surprising look at the sweet commodity, from how it Africanized the cane fields of the Caribbean to how it fuelled the Industrial R..


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