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Paperback (Reprint) 2003-03-01 $16.00 240
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Hardcover (1st) 2000-08-22 $55.01 231
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The Devil's Cup: Coffee, the Driving Force in History

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Published by Canongate Books Ltd on 2000-08-22
Hardcover: $55.01
COOKING, HEALTH and FITNESS, HISTORY, FAMILY and RELATIONSHIPS, HOUSE and HOME, CRAFTS and HOBBIES


This comprehensive work provides an account of caffeine's impact on humankind. Beginning in Ethiopia, the author sails along the same route that carried the first beans to Yemen 1500 years ago, and literally travels the world in his mission to prove that coffee is the driving force in history.
(Hardcover (1st), 2000-08-22)


ASIN: 1841950440
ISBN: 9781841950440
EAN: 9781841950440

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Chef-turned-journalist Allen’s debut book is a thoroughly entertaining, absorbing, and often hilarious jaunt through the history and geography of coffee. Allen retraces the spread of coffee, searching the globe for its historical and cultural significance. He begins in Harrar, Ethiopia, where coffee is profoundly embedded in tribal religious practices and local legends. Allen’s method of research is delightfully seat-of-the- pants. When he hears of a religious ceremony in Harrar in which serving coffee is a sacred ritual, he bribes his way inside. Next he follows the dissemination of ...

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