Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How It Transformed Our World
"Uncommon Grounds" tells the story of coffee from its discovery on a hill in ancient Abyssinia to the advent of Starbucks. In this updated edition of the classic work, Mark Pendergrast reviews the dramatic changes in coffee culture over the past decade, from the disastrous ?Coffee CrisisOCO that caused global prices to plummet to the rise of the Fair Trade movement and the ?third-waveOCO of quality-obsessed coffee connoisseurs. As the scope of coffee culture continues to expand, "Uncommon Grounds" remains more than ever a brilliantly entertaining guide to the currents of one of the worldOCOs favorite beverages.
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Review: Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How It Transformed Our WorldUser Review - Brent McCulley - Goodreads
THE GOOD: Detailed accounts of the competitive marketing tactics used by coffee companies in America throughout the past hundred plus years, as well as the history of the bean as it influenced coffee ... Read full review
Review: Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How It Transformed Our WorldUser Review - Genna - Goodreads
Pendergrast's succinct yet extensive text offers a comprehensive look at coffee's birth and progression to a beverage with global significance. Covering centuries of coffee production and consumption ... Read full review