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The Taste of Empire

How Britain's Quest for Food Shaped the Modern World

The Taste of Empire( )
Author: Collingham, Lizzie
ISBN:978-0-465-05666-8
Publication Date:Oct 2017
Publisher:Basic Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $32.00
Book Description:

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 Empire's quest for food shaped the modern world. Told through twenty meals over the course of 450 years, from the Far East to the New World, Collingham explains how Africans taught Americans how to grow rice, how the East India Company turned opium into tea, and how Americans...
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Book Details
Pages:408
Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / Industries / Food Industry
History / Europe / Great Britain / General
Social Science / Agriculture & Food
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.5 x 9.625 x 1.375 Inches
Book Weight:1.38 Pounds



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