The Hungry Empire

Author: Lizzie Collingham
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448182093
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In twenty 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.

Saf Ve D Nceli Romanc

Author: Orhan Pamuk
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ISBN: 9789750509407
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In these essays, based on the author's Charles Eliot Norton lectures from 2009 at Harvard University, Orhan Pamuk examines the relationship between author and reader, discusses the distinction between "naive" and "sentimental" writing, and ...

The Public

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In Hungary, for half a century, the Magyars have sought to impose their language
on the Slavs. Probably half the ... To realize the difficulty of this change we need
only to remember how slowly the metric system, with its indisputable advantages
over all other systems, has made its way in the modern world. Millions of people
in the British Empire still measure the value of their possessions in pounds,
shillings and pence, not to mention guineas, half crowns and farthings. Any
intelligent ...

The Public

Author: Louis Freeland Post
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In Hungary, for half a century, the Magyars have sought to impose their language
on the Slavs. Probably half the ... To realize the difficulty of this change we need
only to remember how slowly the metric system, with its indisputable advantages
over all other systems, has made its way in the modern world. Millions of people
in the British Empire still measure the value of their possessions in pounds,
shillings and pence, not to mention guineas, half crowns and farthings. Any
intelligent ...

Books Ireland

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anti-democratic), so the Utopian nation- building of our bourgeois founding
fathers was cousin to the aims of the states then emerging from under the cloak of
the Russian and Austro-Hungarian empires. If these essays ... A quotation is valid
: The shape and identity of the inde- historical description of 'these islands' to the
north-west of the continent than the ubiquitous, misleading 'British Isles'. The
collection ... [it] was to be a messianic quest for the grail of true Irishness . . . [This
was) a ...