Tastes of Paradise: A Social History of Spices, Stimulants, and Intoxicants
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- Publication Date:June 29, 1993
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From the extravagant use of pepper in the Middle Ages to the Protestant bourgeoisie's 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. Illustrations.
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