The Hungry Empire: How Britain’s Quest for Food Shaped the Modern World

Lizzie Collingham

ISBN: 9781847922700


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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.

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