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ISBN: 1843545950 / ISBN-13: 9781843545958

A History of the World in 6 Glasses

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  • A History of the World in 6 Glasses (Atlantic Books) – Paperback (2007)
    by Tom Standage

    A History of the World in 6 Glasses

    Paperback, Atlantic Books
    2007
    312 pages

    ISBN: 1843545950
    ISBN-13: 9781843545958

    Throughout human history, certain drinks have done much more than simply quench our thirst. As Tom Standage relates with easy authority and charm, six of them - beer, wine, spirits, coffee, tea and cola - have had a surprisingly pervasive influence on the course of history during pivotal epochs. From humankind's adoption of agriculture and the birth of cities to the advent of globalization, Standage reveals the intricate interplay of different civilizations by appreciating each drink as a kind of technology, a catalyst for ... Show more

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martha S

Eat, DRINK, and be Merry

by martha S on Jun 15, 2012

The History of the World in 6 Glasses is a beautifully written book about beverages throughout history. It's a great way to learn history through one topic, which in this case is hard and soft drinks. It amused and kept my interest from beginning to end.

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