A History of the World in 6 Glasses

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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 ...

A History of the World in 6 Glasses 2011, Tantor Media Inc, Old Saybrook

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A History of the World in 6 Glasses 2011, Tantor Media Inc, Old Saybrook

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A History of the World in 6 Glasses 2006, Walker & Company, New York

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A History of the World in 6 Glasses 2005, Walker Books, New York, NY

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