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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 : 0465056660
ISBN 13 : 9780465056668

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..


A Thirst For Empire

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..


Empires In The Sun The Struggle For The Mastery Of Africa

ISBN 10 : 9781681774992
ISBN 13 : 1681774992

The one hundred year history of how Europe coerced the African continent into its various empires—and the resulting story of how Africa succeeded in decolonization. In this drama..


Curry

ISBN 10 : 0199883815
ISBN 13 : 9780199883813

Curry serves up a delectable history of Indian cuisine, ranging from the imperial kitchen of the Mughal invader Babur to the smoky cookhouse of the British Raj. In this fascinating..


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 Last Wolf

ISBN 10 : 9781408707807
ISBN 13 : 1408707802

It is often assumed that the national identity must be a matter of values and ideas. But in Robert Winder's brilliantly-written account it is a land built on a lucky set of natural..


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