The Hungry Empire: How Britain'S Quest for Food Shaped the Modern World download free [PDF and Ebook] by Lizzie Collingham

The Hungry Empire: How Britain'S Quest for Food Shaped the Modern World download free [PDF and Ebook] by Lizzie Collingham year 2018
  • Book name: The Hungry Empire: How Britain'S Quest for Food Shaped the Modern World
  • Author: Lizzie Collingham
  • Release date: 2018/2/16
  • Publisher: VINTAGE PUBLISHING
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780099586951
  • Rating: 7.15 of 10
  • Votes: 465
  • Review by: Marcos Becerra
  • Review rating: 9.72 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/4
  • Total pages: 400
  • Includes a PDF summary of 40 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: A wholly pleasing book, which offers a tasty side dish to anyone exploring the narrative history of the British Empire' Max Hastings, Sunday TimesWINNER OF THE GUILD OF FOOD WRITERS BOOK AWARD 2018The 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 prepare an iguana curry...In twenty meals The Hungry Empire tells the story of how the British created a global network of commerce and trade in foodstuffs that moved people and plants from one continent to another, reshaping landscapes and culinary tastes. The Empire allowed Britain to harness the globe's edible resources from cod fish and salt beef to spices, tea and sugar. Lizzie Collingham takes us on a wide-ranging culinary journey, revealing how virtually every meal we eat still contains a taste of empire.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 20H53M20S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Food & Society, Social & Cultural History, Political Economy, British & Irish History, Colonialism & Imperialism
  • Available formats: PDF, PNG, TXT, WORD, SNB, EPUB, HTMLZ, DOC. Compressed in RAR, CBZ, ZIP, EML
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 13.98 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x25mm
  • Weight: 329g
  • Printed by: VINTAGE
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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