A podcast revealing the extraordinary stories hidden in your cup of coffee
Why do we get upset when we’re charged €36 for an ordinary cappuccino?
The answer flies us to the Caribbean where white Europeans make black Africans suffer.
In this second episode of A History of Coffee, we uncover how colonialism squeezes the price of coffee, and how that changes European culture forever.
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A History of Coffee is a collaboration between James Harper of the Filter Stories - Coffee Documentaries podcast and Jonathan Morris, Professor of History and author of ‘Coffee: A Global History’.
Stay tuned for the upcoming Instagram live session where we unpack how the British produced coffee in Sri Lanka, and why so many Indians die.
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Future episodes are already out on the ‘A History of Coffee’ podcast channel: http://bit.ly/2NArChO
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