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Paperback:The hungry empire : how Britain's quest for food shaped the modern world / Lizzie Collingham:2018 Paperback The hungry empire : how Britain's quest for food shaped the modern world / Lizzie Collingham
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Author: Collingham, E. M.
Year: 2018
Interest category: History
Media class: Paperback
Classification: 909.0971
Publisher: Vintage, 2018
ISBN: 0099586959 9780099586951
Control number 0099586959
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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 prepare an iguana curry. In 20 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, re-shaping landscapes and culinary tastes.
Great Britain, Colonies, History
Great Britain, Foreign economic relations
HIS, History
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Hardback:The hungry empire, how Britain's quest for food shaped the modern world:2017 Hardback
Author: Collingham, E. M.
Year: 2017
Language: English
Interest category: World history & travel
Media class: Hardback
Classification: 909.0971
Content type: Bibliography
Publisher: The Bodley Head
xvii, 367 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates, illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 24 cm (hbk)
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Hardback:The biscuit, the history of a very British indulgence:2020 Hardback
Author: Collingham, E. M.
Year: 2020
Language: English
Interest category: Food and Drink
Media class: Hardback
Classification: 641.8654
Content type: Bibliography
Publisher: The Bodley Head
xiv, 301 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates, illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 21 cm (hbk)
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