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The Hungry Empire

Pub Date : 2017-08-10 | Author : Lizzie Collingham | Publisher : Bodley Head Childrens

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 ..


The Hungry Empire

Pub Date : 2017-08-10 | Author : Lizzie Collingham | Publisher : Random House

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

Pub Date : 2017-10-03 | Author : Lizzie Collingham | Publisher : Basic Books

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..


Hungry Bengal

Pub Date : 2015-06-15 | Author : Janam Mukherjee | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780190209889
ISBN 13 : 0190209887

Examines the interconnected events including World War II, India's struggle for independence, and a period of acute scarcity that lead to mass starvation in colonial Bengal...


Hunger

Pub Date : 2009-06-30 | Author : James Vernon | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780674044678
ISBN 13 : 0674044673

Rigorously researched, Hunger: A Modern History draws together social, cultural, and political history, to show us how we came to have a moral, political, and social responsibility..


Rise Of Empire

Pub Date : 2011-12-14 | Author : Michael J. Sullivan | Publisher : Orbit

ISBN 10 : 9780316192439
ISBN 13 : 0316192430

The adventure continues as Royce and Hadrian aid the struggling kingdom of Melengar as it alone stands in defiance against the newly formed empire. War approaches and a desperate g..


A Thirst For Empire

Pub Date : 2017-09-05 | Author : Erika Rappaport | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781400884858
ISBN 13 : 1400884853

How the global tea industry influenced the international economy and the rise of mass consumerism Tea has been one of the most popular commodities in the world. Over centuries, pro..