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Hunger : how food shaped the course of the First World War

Author: Rick Blom; Suzanne Heukensfeldt Jansen
Publisher: Waterloo, ON, Canada : Wilfrid Laurier University Press ; London : Uniform, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"It's about how food -- its production, distribution, preparation, and supply -- affected the course of the First World War. It's also about the author's attempt to recreate the experience of taking part in combat conditions, as he prepares food in a recreated field kitchen and spends three days in a trench. The book contains many recipes taken from contemporary documents."--
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Blom, Rick.
Hunger.
Waterloo, Ontario : Wilfrid Laurier University Press : Unicorn Press, 2019
(OCoLC)1106028398
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Blom; Suzanne Heukensfeldt Jansen
ISBN: 9781771124171 1771124172 9781912690190 1912690195
OCLC Number: 1049911544
Language Note: Translated from the Dutch.
Notes: Translation of: Honger.
Description: xi, 236 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Honger.
Responsibility: Rick Blom ; translated from the Dutch by Suzanne Heukensfeldt Jansen.

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Focusing on the role of food, or the lack thereof, during World War 1, Dutch historian Blom presents a fascinating narrative from personal diaries by active servicemen and civilians, historical  Read more...

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'Dutch historian Rick Blom explores the history of how troops on both sides were fed, or not fed, during the First Worlds War. Blom worked as a sous-chef during a three-day re-enactment, and some of Read more...

 
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