Food Imperialism around the World
Lecture no. 30 from the course: Food: A Cultural Culinary History
Taught by Professor Ken Albala | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Food & Wine Courses
In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, European colonialism expanded across the entire globe as a form of economic empire building. Grasp how Western powers came to control massive production of export crops in nonindustrialized countries, and how political maneuvering enabled large companies to dominate global markets in foodstuffs.