Dutch Treat—Coffee, Tea, Sugar, Tobacco
Lecture no. 22 from the course: Food: A Cultural Culinary History
Taught by Professor Ken Albala | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Food & Wine Courses
The 17th and 18th centuries saw the rise of European colonial empires, where trade in exotic foods abetted slavery and forced labor. Follow the conquests of the Dutch, British, and French, and grasp how the trade in a group of entirely superfluous luxury items changed the focus of the global economy.