• The Hungry Empire

  • Wed, 11-09-2019 at 19:00
  • University of Plymouth
    Drake Circus
    PL4 8AA Plymouth
The Hungry Empire - University of Plymouth - Plymouth

Lizzie Collingham examines Britain’s relationship with its colonies and empire through the food eaten by rich and poor, in Britain and around the world. 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.Join us to discuss this story of how trade in food formed the British Empire and made the modern world.The event is free to attend and is open to all - no booking required. If you don't have time to read the book, a summary will be available.Email Sue Kay (s.kay@blueyonder.co.uk) or call DDE on 01392 438811 for enquiries.An initiative of Devon Development Education, Global Book Club Plymouth is supported by the University of Plymouth.https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/whats-on/the-hungry-empire