Coffeeland: One Man’s Dark Empire and the Making of Our Favorite Drug

By Author Info  |  April 6, 2020

Coffeeland: One Man’s Dark Empire and the Making of Our Favorite Drug
 

Augustine Sedgewick’s Coffeeland tells the hidden and surprising story of how coffee came to be a daily drug for billions of people around the world and one of the most valuable commodities in the history of global capitalism. Drawing on deep research and historical references, it tracks coffee’s five-hundred-year transformation from a mysterious Muslim ritual into an everyday necessity.




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