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Why the World Started Drinking Coffee and Never Stopped

This everyday beverage has a long and complex history

Your morning cup of coffee (if you choose to have one) is the most psychoactive drug used in the world, and it has a long and deep history. As you chug down your morning cup, this probably doesn’t cross your mind, but it’s worth pondering on for a moment.




Exploring History is a publication about history. Instead of focusing on any particular time period of history, we explore anything about the past that helps our readers understand the world they live in today. We pay special attention to historiographical rigor and balance.

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