Hogtied: The Roots of the Modern American Empire

Lecture Description

This lecture reconsiders the roots of the modern American empire by focusing on the history of the Berkshire hog – an animal that reveals some of the many ways that the United States piggybacked on the British Empire during its ascent to global power. This talk should also be of particular interest to anyone curious about the history of food.

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Agricultural International Relations

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