Monday, August 24, 2015

[LINK] Blame Pepper for Imperialism, Bananas for Misery

One of the nerd obsessions I have that has not (really) found its way into the blog is the way that food and foodstuffs have affected human history. (Gastrohistory?)

Here's a really cool article from the Boston Globe that discusses exactly how European tastes helped to reshape the map- and what it means to us today.

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