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᠖ $0.00 Read @The Taste of Empire: How Britain's Quest for Food Shaped the Modern World ᠱ ePUB By Lizzie Collingham ᢢ ᠖ $0.00 Read @The Taste of Empire: How Britain's Quest for Food Shaped the Modern World ᠱ ePUB By Lizzie Collingham ᢢ New York Times Book Review Editors Choice pick Book of the Week on BBC Radio 4Collingham writes about the British Empire from a unique perspective The history of West Indian sugar, African slavery, and American colonization is an oft told tale, but Collingham takes mere mercantilism and expands and deepens its consequences Booklist, starred reviewJoyously delicious In her original and supremely captivating book, Collingham has cleverly recreated the fine details of some 20 meals, consumed for four and a half centuries in a variety of homes and ships and tented encampments far from the motherland In British terms, she is Henry Mayhew and Mass Observation rolled into one a stellar observer of the day to day and the mundane, a social historian of extraordinary talent New York Times Book ReviewThe entwined histories of food and British imperialismhave been strangely overlooked in the decades of research since In The Taste of Empire, Lizzie Collingham puts that neglect to rights, showing in a tour de force of synthesis that food was one of the driving forces of empire and helped form the eating habits of the entire modern worldCollingham s great achievement is to take the empire s food history out of the realm of cozy nostalgia and show it for the potent economic and political force it was Wall Street Journal The Taste of Empireis fascinating reading, and its central point is than clear Britain s many hungers shrank the world in ways that are still nearly impossible to untangle Whether you re a foodie or a history buff, this should be a satisfying read sometimes the best way to history s heart is through its stomach NPRCollinghamsees trade in sugar, spice, rice and tea as the reason the British were so keen to command sea routes dating from the 16th century The result is the stuff of lively cocktail party conversation among the geekiest of food lovers, right down to the occasional recipe for mock turtle, rum punch and Hello, Bridget Jones leftover turkey curry Washington PostLizzie Collingham s fascinating new book, The Taste of Empire, demonstrates that a cup of tea is never just a cup of tea it is a history of trade, exchange, land grab, agricultural innovation and economic change This is a marvelously wide ranging and readable book, stuffed with engaging details and startling connections Financial Times An original and thought provoking book and for all the shocking accounts of the consequences of British appetites, a highly entertaining one The Times UK There are many factors that drove Britain s centuries long quest for world domination But one of the biggest, argues historian Lizzie Collinghamwas a taste for better, exotic food, from India s pepper and tea to Barbados sugar Time MagazineLizzie Collingham 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    • The Taste of Empire: How Britain's Quest for Food Shaped the Modern World
    • 4.5
    • 849
    • $0.00
    • 408 pages
    • Lizzie Collingham
    • English
    • 26 July 2016

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