This book is superb. It is not comfortable. Collingham details the starvation in German-occupied Europe, some of it aimed essentially as slow murder, some of it from merciless... Read morePublished 3 months ago by lyndonbrecht
The agricultural aspect of World War II has, like almost any topic pertaining to that conflict, been quite thoroughly explored over the years. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Arnold E. Bjorn
A great delve into food as a strategic resource to nations and a general appreciation of food throughout history. I really liked it.Published 11 months ago by Amazon Customer
I read it as part of my research for the new edition of No Nonsense Guide to World Food, and was blown away by the grasp she had of the times and the centrality of food in shaping... Read morePublished 13 months ago by wayne roberts
I concur with the author's premise that the role of food in war has been largely overlooked by historians. My own research focused on the U.S. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Neil B.
This book is ostensibly about the 2nd World War but it is actually about global food logistics and nutrition before, during and after the war. Read morePublished 15 months ago by R. Blanchard
This is a fascinating book, but I’m not sure it is a book written for popular consumption (so to speak) in the United States. Read morePublished 16 months ago by J. Broderick