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Uncommon Grounds by Mark Pendergrast

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Also by Mark Pendergrast:

Uncommon Grounds, October 2010
Trade Size (reprint)
Uncommon Grounds, April 2000
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For God, Country, and Coca-Cola, March 2000
Trade Size (reprint)

Uncommon Grounds
Mark Pendergrast

The History of Coffee and How It Transformed Our World

Edition 2
Basic Books
October 2010
On Sale: September 28, 2010
448 pages
ISBN: 046501836X
EAN: 9780465018369
Kindle: B0044DEFTQ
Trade Size / e-Book (reprint)
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Non-Fiction History | Non-Fiction Cooking / Food

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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