The Philosophy of Coffee


This is a short, entertaining and illuminating introduction to the history and culture of coffee, from the humble origins of the bean in northeast Africa over a millennium ago, to what it is today, a global phenomenon that is enjoyed around the world.

Product details

The Philosophy of Coffee is the perfect gift for coffee lovers everywhere and includes chapters on the rise of the coffeehouse, legal bans on coffee, Brazil’s domination of the world coffee trade and the birth of the espresso. It also discusses variations in taste and brewing techniques with an accessible and engaging tone.

Brian Williams
The British Library
Publication date
January 2018
80 pages
198 x 130 mm

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