Tastes of Paradise: A Social History of Spices, Stimulants, and Intoxicants Wolfgang Schivelbusch

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Tastes of Paradise: A Social History of Spices, Stimulants, and Intoxicants  by  Wolfgang Schivelbusch

Tastes of Paradise: A Social History of Spices, Stimulants, and Intoxicants by Wolfgang Schivelbusch
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From the extravagant use of pepper in the Middle Ages to the Protestant bourgeoisies love of coffee to the reason why fashionable Europeans stopped sniffing tobacco and starting smoking it, Schivelbusch looks at how the appetite for pleasureMoreFrom the extravagant use of pepper in the Middle Ages to the Protestant bourgeoisies love of coffee to the reason why fashionable Europeans stopped sniffing tobacco and starting smoking it, Schivelbusch looks at how the appetite for pleasure transformed the social structure of the Old World.

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