The devil's cup: coffee, the driving force in history

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Soho, Oct 1, 1999 - Social Science - 231 pages
A wild ride through the stimulating history of coffee offers a humorous revisionist take on world events with this magic bean as the prime mover of everything from Napoleon's downfall to the prosperity of America.

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THE DEVIL'S CUP: Coffee, the Driving Force in History

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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 ... Read full review

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A Kerouac Worthy Romp Across Cofee Land! And a Rascal For Guide. A Most Fun Read.


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