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10 Foods that Changed the Course of History

This course, arranged by the Bexley branch of WEA, will explore how 10 common foodstuffs have affected our history. We will look, for example, at how sugar production is linked to the growth of the slave trade and the expansion of the British Empire and its use and misuse since then. We will also focus on the role of other foods such as Gin, Tea, Coffee, Potatoes and Spices, some of which provoked wars and also caused profound changes in our social, political and economic lives, and how echoes of these changes are still influencing us to this day.

Course Reference: C2422533
10.00 am- 12 noon Two more sessions on 24th and 31st March 2022

Course Fee: £64.00
N.B. If you receive certain benefits you may be entitled to a free course.
Virtual Class here  
Thu 20 Jan to Thu 17 March
Contact telephone: 0300 303 3464 Call to check latest times or cancellations.
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