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The World of Caffeine free pdf How much do we really know about our number one drug of choice? This book, the first natural, cultural, and artistic history of our favourite mood enhancer tells us more, by looking at how caffeine was discovered, its early uses, and the unexpected parts it has played in medicine, religion, painting, poetry, learning and love. "The World of Caffeine" is a tale of art and society containing many fascinating stories including: how Balzac's addiction to caffeine drove him to eat coffee and may have killed him- how a mini Ice Age may have helped bring coffee, tea and chocolate to popularity in Europe- and how caffeine, in its various forms, was used as cash in China, Africa, Central America and Egypt.

About Bennett Alan Weinberg

Bennett Alan Weinberg is a medical and science writer. He is also chairman of his own advertising and public relations firm whose clients include several of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies. Bonnie K. Bealer is a researcher and writer trained in psychology and anthropology. The authors live in Philadelphia.

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Author : Bennett Alan Weinberg
Publisher : Routledge
Data Published : 01 January 2001
ISBN : 0415927234
EAN : 9780415927239
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 394 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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