There are 20 posts tagged history (this is page 2 of 4).
Peanuts, Senegal and Slavery A new book uncovers how peanuts enslaved people in Senegal and offered a way out of slavery for some
France abolished slavery in 1815 but the practice continued long after that in its west African enclaves
A visit to an ancient Roman bakery Behind the scenes at the Mulino di Silvano in Ostia Antica
Farrell Monaco has studied, and brought back to life, the canonical bread of Ancient Rome. Now she brings an ancient bakery back to life.
The true history of the potato in Europe Let’s hear it for the peasants
It may not contain wily aristocrats or superstitious peasants, but the true history of the potato is much more interesting.