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Publisher's Summary

Disclaimer: This is a summary and not the original book.

Throughout human history, six drinks did much more than just quench thirst. They told the story of humanity from the Stone Age to the 21st century.

A History of the World in 6 Glasses is a unique book which tells the history of human through the lens of six drinks. They are beer, wine, spirits, coffee, tea, and cola. These six glasses all holds an important standing in the history of humanity.

Note: This summary is wholly written and published by readtrepreneur.com. It is not affiliated with the original author in any way.

"The mouth of a perfectly contented man is filled with beer." - Tom Standage 

For Tom Standage, each drink is a different kind of catalyst, bringing us closer to where we are today. Each drink has its own unique story and history. You may never look at your favorite drink the same way again!

We are our history. Theodore Roosevelt once said that the more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future.

©2017 Readtrepreneur Publishing (P)2017 Readtrepreneur Publishing

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Motivational book

The amazing audiobook, not only insightful but also simple and easy to understand the narrator which is very important. Really has helped me feel more confident in my practices and comfortable. I just have started really getting into Wicca. Thumbs up!

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The way the narrator explained everything was awesome and the tone of their voice was very good. I listened to this off and on because it was quite long. Regardless it's pretty unique.

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perfect book

This book is awesome. I got a lot of ideas on how can I develop my History of the World in 6 Glasses. Also, the voice of the speaker is calm and great.

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I liked how detailed the book is and it is easy to understand especially for beginners like me. I found this book is extremely useful and Overall great listen...This book is very informative and genuine.

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Total concept of this book Impressed me in 6 Glasses.This book gives the big picture in an intelligent but still entertaining and accessible way.

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Historical Indeed

This is one of those books that I will continue to listen to and enjoy all the time. Imagine the impossible task of wanting to know about the history of the world, but needing it to be concise and interesting!!

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Interesting book....

It is a quite interesting book. I personally like this book a lot. It is highly suggested for all the people who are interested in these types of book.

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Easy to follow

Great, short and to the point. I rarely give five stars, but it’s the best book, you'll spend on a audio (I did Audible, but I’ll also buy the book to get the references easily ).

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  • 01-09-18

Best Guide

Hi Listeners, This book speaks about the history of the world. This is a great informative book, It will defiantly helpful for all the peoples.

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  • 01-09-18

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I have to say I enjoy listening to all books by this author. They are always filled with tons of useful information and actual true problems, solutions, and gives good results for us. Definitely, appreciate a read like that. Thank you,

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  • 01-09-18

Wondeful book

Wonderful book! This kept my interest from beginning to end. Would love to see more from this author.

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  • Hank tom
  • 01-08-18

good stuff

Interesting research. Definitely brings more perspective into the world of habits.

By the end of it, you really do gain a sense for some successful ways to hack your habits.

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  • 01-08-18

super informative

Well-explained summary. Just the chapter about single chute questions alone makes this worth listening. Great insights that are highly applicable to the real world.The summary I've listened............... Super informative, valuable and efficient.

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  • 01-08-18

impressive book

They are clarified in a really wonderful way. There are also benefits in that they can be used as anchors when listening the books again and are perfect for googling to learn more. Fantastic! So, I highly recommend this thorough and well-explained summary.

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  • 01-07-18

fantastic summary

For busy people who won’t take time to read the book, this summary is awesome! listen it in under 30 minutes,highly recommendeed

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  • 01-07-18

awesome

Short, concise, to the point. If you can master the 7 habits you'll be successful in business and life. Recommended