Uncommon grounds : the history of coffee and how it transformed our world (Book, 2001) [WorldCat.org]
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Uncommon grounds : the history of coffee and how it transformed our world

Uncommon grounds : the history of coffee and how it transformed our world

Author: Mark Pendergrast
Publisher: London : Texere, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

In this work, Mark Prenderghast pours out a history of the coffee industry, presenting lush tropical regions where the crop is grown, busy street corners that are home to Starbucks, and boardrooms  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Pendergrast
ISBN: 1587990881 9781587990885
OCLC Number: 222879309
Description: 320 pages
Contents: Part One Seeds of Conquest 1. Coffee colonises the world 2. The coffee kingdoms 3. The American drink 4. The great coffee wars of the gilded age 5. Hermann Sielcken and Brazilian valorisation 6. The drug drink Part Two Canning the Buzz 7. Growing pains 8. Making the world safe for coffee 9. Selling an image in the jazz age 10. Burning beans, starving campesinos 11. Showboating the depression 12. Cuppa Joe Part Three Bitter Brews 13. Coffee witch hunts and instant non-gratification 14. Robusta triumphant Part Four Romancing the Bean 15. A scattered band of fanatics 16. The black frost 17. The specialty revolution 18. The Starbucks experience 19. Final grounds
Responsibility: Mark Pendergrast.


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Management Today, June 2001 It's worth adding to your business library....after all it costs less than 10 cappoccinos at your local coffee bar. Wall Street Journal, 2001 A focused and juicy history Read more...

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