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Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How It Transformed Our World

History


by
Mark Pendergrast

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 480 pages

File size: 4.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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 Crisis” that caused global prices to plummet to the rise of the Fair Trade movement and the ?third-wave” 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 world’s favorite beverages.

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 Crisis” that caused global prices to plummet to the rise of the Fair Trade movement and the ?third-wave” of quality-obsessed coffee connoisseurs. As the scope of coffee culture continues… (more)

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 Crisis” that caused global prices to plummet to the rise of the Fair Trade movement and the ?third-wave” 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 world’s favorite beverages.

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