Rye | Edible Economics by Ha-Joon Chang

Exploring the history of rye, Ha-Joon discovers that it's so important in Germany that it's crucial to the creation in the late 19th century of the first welfare state in the world - by Otto von Bismarck.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 13'23''
  • Broadcast year: 2022
Curriculum Connection
  • History | The inter-war years, 1918-1939 | The origins and outbreak of the Second World War | Rise of Nazism

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Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Radio 4
  • Programme: Edible Economics by Ha-Joon Chang
  • Episode: Rye