A History of the World in 6 Glasses
British Journalist and author Tom Standage has written a riveting exploration of human civilization through the history of six beverages. Standage begins with the origin of beer in ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia and concludes with the development of industrialism and the spread of soda drinks in America.
Paperbound, 326 pages, 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches,
Walker Books, 2006