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Author Collingham, E. M. (Elizabeth M.), author.

Title The taste of empire : how Britain's quest for food shaped the modern world / Lizzie Collingham.

Publication Info. New York : Basic Books, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    338.1941 COL    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Description xvii, 367 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-353) and index.
Summary " twenty meals, The taste of Empire tells the story of how the British created a global food trade that moved people and plants across countries...Taking us on a wide-ranging culinary journey from the American frontier to the Far East, from sixteenth-century Newfoundland fisheries to present day celetrations of Thanksgiving, Lizzie Collingham uncovers the decisive role of the British Empire in shaping our modern diet."--Dust jacket.
Subject Food industry and trade -- Great Britain -- History.
Food supply -- Great Britain -- History.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Commerce.
ISBN 9780465056668 (hardcover)
0465056660 (hardcover)

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