History of the World in 6 Glasses, A

by Tom Standage | History | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 0802715524 Global Overview for this book
Registered by winghyphen8wing of Honolulu, Hawaii USA on 3/24/2012
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Journal Entry 1 by winghyphen8wing from Honolulu, Hawaii USA on Sunday, March 25, 2012
I've had this book on my TBR stack for a while, and got pushed into reading it because of MaryZee's Biographies of Things box.

I'm glad I read it - it was an interesting look at how six different kinds of drinks (not all alcoholic) have influenced and been affected by history. I was listening to Bill Bryson's At Home at the same time, and there were some interesting bits of overlap between the two books, particularly about coffee & tea, but I believe also about rum/grog.

Oh, yes, the 6 drinks are:

* beer
* wine
* spirits (distilled liquors)
* coffee
* tea
* Coca-Cola

Journal Entry 2 by winghyphen8wing at Honolulu, Hawaii USA on Tuesday, May 29, 2012

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Journal Entry 3 by Bluestocking88 at Longview, Washington USA on Thursday, July 19, 2012
I selected this book from MaryZee's Biography of Things bookbox. Looks like a great read. Thanks!

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