All About Coffee has ratings and 14 reviews. Kim said: Required several gallons of coffee to get through it, and this was the abridged version. Fille. The evolution of a cup of coffee; Dealing with the etymology of coffee; History of coffee propagation; Early history of coffee drinking; Introduction of coffee into. All about Coffee by William H Ukers – The original homage to the world’s most extraordinary drink!In , William H. Ukers wrote the definitive work on coffee .
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To all intents and purposes, it’s an encyclopaedia, to read it as a book was my mistake. Gives a brief overview of coffee ukwrs leaves out major corporations Starbucks, Tullys, Dunkin, etc.
Much of this book contains dated information, two years post WWI, however there is a fascinating ahout of botanical and historical information about the spread of coffee agriculture from Africa to the rest of the world, and the political and social implications of the rise of the coffee house in Europe and the United States.
All About Coffee
Page – This head is to open a most wide and voracious mouth, which shall take in such letters and papers as are conveyed to me by my correspondents, it being my resolution to have a particular regard to all such matters as come to my hands through the mouth of the lion. At least one of the Kindle editions is from the older edition. Small stout quarto, pages, with more than illustrations, maps and diagrams, some in full color.
Foxing to top page end. Worn lettering to front and spine. Customers who bought this item also bought. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.
The plain brown dw is generally VG, just a small area of loss to head of coffe. See all 30 reviews. With excellent information on historical, anecdotal, cultural and more aspects, “All About Coffee” is nothing close to light reading and should only be recommend when one has time and purpose. It has become recognized as a human necessity.
ALL ABOUT COFFEE, by William H. Ukers
Good binding and cover. Nov 06, Rachael marked it as to-read. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US. Pencil and large tear to front paste down. It is no longer a luxury or an indulgence; it is a corollary of human energy and ukefs efficiency.
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May 21, BeyondDL rated it really liked it Shelves: Adams Media October Length: Required several gallons of coffee to get through it, and this was the abridged version.
Loose binding to bright copy and vibrant colours throughout. Old information, hard to read, I do not recommend this book, in corfee for the price it is a rip-off.
All about Coffee
Samantha rated it it was ok Jul 03, Explore the Home Gift Guide. Filled with trite little nuggets of facts.
It is remarkably detailed, and I enjoyed it very much. This book is a fantastic end table book and in-depth resource for pretty much everything one would want to know about the origins of the abot industry. Argosy Book Store Published: Write a customer review.
One person found this helpful. This book satisfies both of those! From its historic roots and the drinking customs of different countries to its effects on the mind and the preparation of the perfect cup, this book captures all ckffee rich and complex history of coffee.
VG copy in black cloth boards. Sign up to receive offers and updates: There are fascinating chapters on the coffee trade, coffee in literature and Fine art, coffee drinking in Paris, coffee apparatus, coffee customs and manners.