A History Of The World In Six Glasses Analysis

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“A History of the World in 6 Glasses” by Tom Standage, he writes about the origins of six beverages: beer, wine, spirits, coffee, tea, and Coca-Cola. Standage has found innumerable connections and insights into not only the histories of the beverages themselves but also their impacts on the larger human society. Standage divided the book into six periods, which he divides them into different chapters in the book: Beer in Mesopotamia and Egypt; Wine in Greece and Rome; Spirits in the Colonial Period; Coffee in the Age of Reason; Tea and the British Empire; Coca-Cola and the Rise of America. The book History of the World in Six Glasses should be continued to be used in English classes due to the fact that this book contains an abundance of facts that connect to our history and very helpful with expanding our ideas over the topics the author writes about. It will be helpful for all students when writing their essays and gain more knowledge about our history that we should all know. First, this book has a vast amount of factual information that all intertwine together and gives further meaning to our history. Standage writes about how each beverage was discovered, its history, and impact on society. Beer helped…show more content…
This book portrays history and its importance till this day. We are able to see history from another point of view, when speaking of history we tend to think of previous wars or other events that created an impact. Once reading this book we are able to further our knowledge of history through six different drinks. It gives us a whole different aspect of our history and how various things came to be. Overall, it is a great book to read and all the details the author includes can help students in future events. It is well written and easy to read. We are able to understand what the author is speaking about, and it not too

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