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A secret history of coffee, coca & cola

Author: Ricardo Cortés
Publisher: New York : Akashic Books, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a history of the rise of the Coca-Cola company that draws on new research into the coca leaf trade while revealing the global connections between caffeine, cocaine, and the popular soft drink.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ricardo Cortés
ISBN: 9781617751349 1617751340
OCLC Number: 811732451
Notes: "The second part of the works of Mr. Ricardo Cortés being his book of plants, viz. The first of marijuana, the second of coffee, kola, and coca. Now made English by several hands. With a necesary index, licensed and entered"--Title page verso.
"AKB 257"--Spine.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: [Ricardo Cortes].

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Presents a history of the rise of the Coca-Cola company that draws on new research into the coca leaf trade while revealing the global connections between caffeine, cocaine, and the popular soft drink.

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