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Blame pepper for imperialism, bananas for misery (written by Stephen Kinzer)

August 21, 2015 The Boston Globe

Stephen Kinzer in the Boston Globe, "If people in Western countries had not developed a taste for sugar, spices, and tropical fruits, the world might have evolved quite differently. Restless taste buds have produced much global turmoil."

"Blame pepper for imperialism, bananas for misery" by Stephen Kinzer - The Boston Globe