The Course of History -

The Course of History

Ten Meals That Changed the World

By Struan Stevenson, Tony Singh

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Many decisions which have had enormous historical consequences have been made over the dinner table, and have been accompanied (and perhaps influenced) by copious amounts of food and wine. In this book, Struan Stevenson brings to life ten such moments, exploring the personalities, the issues, and, of course, the food which helped shape the course of history. From the claret consumed on the eve of the Battle of Culloden, through the dinners which decided the fates of George Washington, Archduke Ferdinand, and Adolf Hitler, to the diplomatic feasts that decided future relations with Russia, China, and the Middle East, each chapter covers every detail, character, decision, and morsel which decided the course of history.

Product code: 9781780274911

ISBN 9781780274911
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H220xW165xS30
No. Of Pages 272
Publisher Birlinn General
Many decisions which have had enormous historical consequences have been made over the dinner table, and have been accompanied (and perhaps influenced) by copious amounts of food and wine. In this book Struan Stevenson brings to life ten such moments.