Join Uptime to get the key ideas from

BOOK HACK

A History of the World in 6 Glasses

Tom Standage

A History of the World in 6 Glasses

by Tom Standage

A History of the World in 6 Glasses

Tom Standage

5 min
3 key insights
Visual, audio & text

A History of the World in 6 Glasses will give you some great conversation starters at your next party by teaching you the origins and impact of the world's six favorite drinks, including beer, wine, alcoholic spirits, tea, coffee, and soda.

Get the app now

A History of the World in 6 Glasses

by Tom Standage

A History of the World in 6 Glasses

Tom Standage

Overview

What's your drink of choice? Do you consider yourself a coffee aficionado who can't get up without your morning cup of joe? Or maybe you just can't wait to get home from work, prop your feet up in front of the TV, and crack open a can of beer.

While you're grateful for the mental and sometimes emotional break these drinks give you, their origins might surprise you. And you might not know it, but that little cup of coffee or bottle of beer you hold has had a significant impact on history also.

That's what Tom Standage's A History of the World in 6 Glasses is here to teach you all about. You'll find out the steps to discovery and development for each of these six drinks, as well as how they were drunk. Standage will also teach you the amazing changes these glasses brought in the course of human history.

Download the Uptime app to

Read or listen, with different modes
Adjust audio speed in the app
Bookmark to save titles for later
Share your favourite Hacks
Download

Download Uptime to get the key insights and actions from A History of the World in 6 Glasses

Get the app now

Favorite Quote

"Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever."

Aristophanes

View the full hack with Uptime

google play store badge

A History of the World in 6 Glasses

Tom Standage

If you buy this book we may receive a small commission for this purchase.

Buy this book on Amazon
© 2021 Uptime App LtdWe will receive a small commission from all purchases on Amazon