A History of the World in 6 Glasses E-Book


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LÍNGUA: PORTUGUÊS
HISTÓRIA: 2006/04/18
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ISBN: 9780802715524
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An offbeat history of the world traces the story of humankind from the Stone Age to the twenty-first century from the perspective of six different drinks--beer, wine, spirits, coffee, tea, and cola--describing their pervasive influence during pivotal eras of world history, from humankind's adoption of agriculture to the advent of globalization. Reprint. 40,000 first printing.

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