Summary: A History of the World in 6 Glasses

  • by Readtrepreneur Publishing
  • Narrated by Richard Peterson
  • 1 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

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Throughout human history, six drinks did much more than just quench thirst. They told the story of humanity from the Stone Age to the 21st century.
A History of the World in 6 Glasses is a unique book which tells the history of human through the lens of six drinks. They are beer, wine, spirits, coffee, tea, and cola. These six glasses all holds an important standing in the history of humanity.
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"The mouth of a perfectly contented man is filled with beer." - Tom Standage 
For Tom Standage, each drink is a different kind of catalyst, bringing us closer to where we are today. Each drink has its own unique story and history. You may never look at your favorite drink the same way again!
We are our history. Theodore Roosevelt once said that the more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future.


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Easy to follow

Great, short and to the point. I rarely give five stars, but it’s the best book, you'll spend on a audio (I did Audible, but I’ll also buy the book to get the references easily ).
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- Tiger

Awesome book

This book is the gift to my friend who has found it helpful and interesting, looking for this types of books
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-12-2017
  • Publisher: Readtrepreneur Publishing