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Uncommon grounds : the history of coffee and how it transformed our world
Pendergrast, Mark.
Adult Nonfiction TX415 .P46 1999

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ContentsPage
Prologue: The Oriflama Harvestp. xi
Introduction: Puddle Water or Panacea?p. xv
Part 1 - Seeds of Conquest
1 - Coffee Colonizes the Worldp. 3
2 - The Coffee Kingdomsp. 21
3 - The American Drinkp. 45
4 - The Great Coffee Wars of the Gilded Agep. 63
5 - Hermann Sielcken and Brazilian Valorizationp. 77
6 - The Drug Drinkp. 95
Part 2 - Canning the Buzz
7 - Growing Painsp. 115
8 - Making the World Safe for Coffeep. 143
9 - Selling an Image in the Jazz Agep. 155
10 - Burning Beans, Starving Campesinosp. 179
11 - Showboating the Depressionp. 189
12 - Cuppa Joep. 217
Part 3 - Bitter Brews
13 - Coffee Witch Hunts and Instant Nongratificationp. 235
14 - Robusta Triumphantp. 257
Part 4 - Romancing the Bean
15 - A Scattered Band of Fanaticsp. 291
16 - The Black Frostp. 317
17 - The Specialty Revolutionp. 337
18 - The Starbucks Experiencep. 367
19 - Final Groundsp. 389
Appendix - How to Brew the Perfect Cupp. 427
Notesp. 431
Bibliographyp. 461
List of Interviewsp. 497
Acknowledgmentsp. 499
Indexp. 503


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