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A Taste Of Empire

Pub Date : 2017-06-13 | Author : Jovanni Sy | Publisher : Talonbooks

ISBN 10 : 1772011606
ISBN 13 : 9781772011609

A Taste of Empire is a wacky, one-chef, culinary exploration of global food domination and the conquest of our appetites...


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..


Colonial Food In Interwar Paris

Pub Date : 2016-02-25 | Author : Lauren Janes | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781472592842
ISBN 13 : 1472592840

In the wake of the First World War, in which France suffered severe food shortages, colonial produce became an increasingly important element of the French diet. The colonial lobby..


Food Culture In Colonial Asia

Pub Date : 2011-05-03 | Author : Cecilia Leong-Salobir | Publisher : Taylor & Francis

ISBN 10 : 9781136726545
ISBN 13 : 1136726543

Presenting a social history of colonial food practices in India, Malaysia and Singapore, this book discusses the contribution that Asian domestic servants made towards the developm..


Taste Of War

Pub Date : 2012-03-29 | Author : Lizzie Collingham | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9781101561317
ISBN 13 : 1101561319

A New York Times Notable Book of 2012 Food, and in particular the lack of it, was central to the experience of World War II. In this richly detailed and engaging history, Lizzie Co..


Empire

Pub Date : 2004 | Author : Niall Ferguson | Publisher : Basic Books

ISBN 10 : 0465023290
ISBN 13 : 9780465023295

A narrative history profiles the British Empire as a "cradle of modernity," tracing the expansion of Britain's economy, population, and culture during the last four centuries and c..


Edge Of Empire

Pub Date : 2006-09 | Author : Maya Jasanoff | Publisher : Vintage Books USA

ISBN 10 : 9781400075461
ISBN 13 : 1400075467

A dramatic history of the formative years of the British Empire captures the events of the time through the lives of individuals who played a key role in the era and the objects th..