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Bibliography in progress on the history of coffee (and more)

The website for Bob Thurston's coffee conference (Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, USA, 31 October-1 November 2008) includes a bibliography in progress on the history of coffee (and more). The website is:


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A Bibliography In Progress on the History of Coffee (and more)

Bibliography, filmography, and sites compiled by Robert Thurston, Miami University. [email protected]

Please send notations of works not cited here to Robert Thurston

Some works not yet located


Johann Jacobs Museum: collection of books, posters, prints. Seefeldquai 17, P.O. Box 147 Zurich CH-8034 385-12-83. Fr-Sat 14-17, Sun 10-17. Visited in 2001, 2006.

Museum of Coffee Technology, Probat-Werke GmbH, Reeser Str. 94, P.O. Box 100752, D-46446 Emmerich, Germany. E-mail: [email protected] Tel: (49)(2822) 912-313

Albrecht, Peter, Kaffee: zur Sozialgeschichte eines Getraenks; [Ausstellung, Braunschweig, 10.1.- 2.3.1980]

1980 German Book 70 S Ill. Braunschweig
Entry 19710101
Update 20020410
Accession No OCLC 46086519

Allen, Stewart Lee. The Devil's Cup: Coffee, the Driving Force in History. New York: Soho, 1999

Alvarez, Julia A Cafecito Story Chelsea Green Publishing 2004

Amoah, J. E. K. The story of cocoa, coffee, and sheanut : environmental issues and food values Accra-North, Ghana : Jemre Enterprises, c2000

The Arabian Nights’ Entertainments, trans. into French by Antoine Galland, 1704. English 1706.

Auslander, Leora. Taste and Power: Furnishing Modern France. Berkeley: U C Pr 1996

Bach, J. S. Kaffeekantate, 1732

Baer, Werner, The Brazilian economy : growth and development. Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001 5th ed

Ball, Daniela U. Kaffee im Speigel europaischer Trinksitten. Coffee in the Context of European Drinking Habits. Johann Jacobs Museum, Zurich 1991. Veröffentlichungen des Johann Jacobs Museums zur Kulturgeschichte des Kaffees, Band 2.

Balzac, Honore de, Du café, 1838.

Barry, Dave. “The Miami Airport,” in Big Trouble. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, c1999

Bates, Robert H. Open-Economy Politics: The Political Economy of the World Coffee Trade Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1997.

Beckford, George L. Persistent Poverty: Underdevelopment in Plantation Economies of the Third World 1972

Best Commercials of the ‘50s and ‘60s

Bevir, Mark, and Frank Trentmann, eds. Governance, Citizens and Consumers: Agency and Resistance in Contemporary Politics (Consumption and Public Life) NY: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2007.

Bioscience 46, no. 8 (Sept. ‘96) on shade coffee

Bradshaw, Steve. Café Society. London: 1978.

Blixen, Karen. Out of Africa (The Ngong Farm)

Boehnke-Reich, Heinrich 1885. Not found.

Burnett, John, “Coffee in the British diet, 1650-1990,” in Kaffee im Spiegel

Cafes & coffee shops no. 2 / [editor] Martin M. Pegler New York: Visual Reference Pub., 2001

Caffeinated beverages : health benefits, physiological effects, and chemistry / Thomas H. Parliment, Chi-Tang Ho, Peter Schieberle, editors. Washington, D.C. : American Chemical Society, 2000

“Caffeine and the Enlightenment,” Raritan (2003)

Carbи (Carbe?), Antonio, Il caffe nella storia e nell'arte 1986 2. ed. ampliata Italian Book 95 p. ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm. [Milano] Centro Luigi Lavazza per gli studi e le ricerche sul caffe,

Entry 19900321
Update 19970816
Accession No OCLC 37482268

Castle, Timothy James and Joan Nielsen. The great coffee book. Berkeley, Calif. : Ten Speed Press, c1999

Clark, Taylor. Starbucked: A Double Tall Tale of Caffeine, Commerce, and Culture. Little, Brown, and Co. 2007

Clayton, Antony. London's Coffee Houses: A Stimulating Story. London: Phillimore, 2003.

Coffee: a sackful of power / Alexandre Valenti; Gisele Catel 1998, 1997 Portuguese Visual Material Videorecording VHS tape 1 videocassette (52 min.) sd., col., ; 1/2 in. New York, N.Y. Filmakers Library,

Entry 19990108
Update 20000718
Accession No OCLC 40590598

Coffee: The Epic of a Commodity. 1934 docudrama

Coffee: recent developments / edited by R. J. Clarke and O. G. Vitzthum. (Oxford ; Malden, MA: Blackwell Science, 2001)

Collier, George, with Elizabeth Lowery Quaratiello. Basta! Land and the Zapatista Rebellion in Chiapas. Oakland, Calif.: Food First, 1994.

Colombian coffee advertising campaign. http://www.juanvaldez.com/menu/advertising/campaign.html

Le commerce du caféé avant l’ère des plantations coloniales: espaces, réseaux, sociétés (XVe-XIXe siècle) / dit par Michel Tuchscherer. Le Caire: Institut français d'archéologie orientale, 2001.

Coste, Rene. Les Caféiers et les Cafés dans le Monde. 3 v. Paris: Larose, 1959-1961.

Courtwright, David Forces of habit: drugs and the making of the modern world Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2001

Cowan, Brian. The Social Life of Coffee: The Emergence of the British Coffeehouse (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2005

Cycon, Dean. Javatrekker: Dispatches from the World of Fair Trade Coffee

Davenport-Hines, Richard. The Pursuit of Oblivion: A Global History of Narcotics 1500-2000. London: Weidenfeld, 2001).

Dean, Warren. With Broadax and Firebrand: The Destruction of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995).

Di’Conti, Nicolo

Dicum, Gregory and Nina Luttinger. The coffee book: anatomy of an industry from crop to the last drop (New York : New Press : Distributed by W.W. Norton, c1999)

Doyle, Christopher “Caffeine Culture Before Starbucks: Shared Interests, Outlooks, and Addictions in Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World Coffeehouses,” Magazine of History The Atlantic World 18, no. 3, (April 2004) in same no. article on porcelain

DuFour, Sylvester. Traité nouveau et curieux du café, du thé, et du chocolat

Edelbauer, Leopold J., Kaffee: Alles ueber ein Genussmittel das die Welt veraenderte

2000 German Book 119 p. col. ill. ; 25 cm. Wien Pichler,

Entry 20000501
Update 20000818
Accession No OCLC 44775596

Elias, Norbert The Civilizing Process

Ellis, John, 1710?-1776 An historical account of coffee : with an engraving, and botanical description of the tree : to which are added sundry papers relative to its culture and use, as an article of diet and of commerce London : Printed for Edward and Charles Dilly, 1774

Ellis, Markman, The Coffee-House: A Cultural History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2004. ISBN: 0297843192

The entrepreneurship dynamic: origins of entrepreneurship and the evolution of industries, ed. Claudia Bird Schoonhoven and Elaine Romanelli. Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2001

Ferré, Felip. Kaffee: Eine Kulturgeschichte (Fr. L’aventure du café) Paris: Denoel, 1988).

Fridell, Gavin. Fair Trade Coffee: The Prospects and Pitfalls of Market-Driven Social Justice. Toronto: U of Toronto Press, 2007.

Giovannucci, Daniele works on the web

Globalization on the ground: postbellum Guatemalan democracy and development, ed. Christopher Chase-Dunn, Susanne Jonas, and Nelson Amaro. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2001 Ch. 8 Coffee and the Guatemalan State / Stephen G. Bunker

Goldoni, Carlo The coffee house ; translated by Jeremy Parzen ; introduction by Franco Fido New York : Marsilio Publishers, 1998

Gresser, Charis and Sophia Tickell Mugged: Poverty in Your Coffee Cup Oxfam, 2002 www.maketradefair.com/assets/english/mugged.pdf

Habermas, Jürgen. The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere: An Inquiry into a Category of Bourgeois Society. Trans. Thomas Burger and Frederick Lawrence. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1989.

Hadwiger, Peter, Jochen Hippler, [und] Helmut Lotz Kaffee: Gewöhnheit und Konsequenz /, gemeinsam herausgegeben mit der Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Partnerschaft mit der Dritten Welt. St. Gallen : Edition diб, 1984, c1983

Haines, F. H. Historian of Lloyd’s

Hanoum, Leila. Souvenir sur le harem

Hattox, Ralph S. Coffee and coffeehouses : the origins of a social beverage in the medieval Near East Seattle : University of Washington Press, 1988

Heise, Ulla. Coffee and coffee-houses West Chester, Penn.: Schiffer Pub., 1987

Heise, Ulla, and Beatrix Wolff Metternich, Freifrau von. Coffeum wirft die Jungfrau um Kaffee und Erotik /

1998 German Book 124 p. ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm. Leipzig Gustav Kiepenheuer, ISBN3378010282

Entry 19980921
Update 20000413
Accession No OCLC 40289747

Howard, Brian C. “Grounds for Change, The Tempest Brewing in Your Morning Cup,” E/The Environmental Magazine, Nov.-Dec. 2005, on line at http://www.emagazine.com/?issue=123&toc.

Howell, James ?

Hünersdorff, Richard von, and Holger G. Hasenkamp Coffee: A bibliography. Two volumes, 1,687 pp. Hünersdorff, PO Box 582, London

Illy, Francesco and I. Riccardo. Kafee von der Bohne zum Espresso (Milano: Arnoldo Mondadori, 1989).

ITC (2002) Coffee: An Exporter’s Guide. International Trade Center. Geneva: UNCTAD/WTO

Jacob, Heinrich Eduard. Sage und Siegeszug des Kaffees; die Biographie eines weltwirtschaftlichen Stoffes. Berlin, Rowohlt [1964]

_________. Coffee: The Epic of a Commodity. trans. Eden and Cedar Paul. NY: Viking, 1935.

Jamieson, R. W., “The Essence of Commodification: Caffeine dependencies in the Early Modern World, Journal of Social History 35, no. 2 (2001) 269-94.

Joffe, Josef ?

Jourdain, John, Eng. visited Mocha 1606

Juenger, Wolfgang, Herr Ober, ein' Kaffee! Illustrierte Kulturgeschichte des Kaffeehauses.

1955 German Book 245 p. illus. 23 cm. Muenchen, W. Goldmann

Entry 19800828
Update 19911115
Accession No OCLC 6664215

Kieran, J. A. “The Origins of Commercial Arabica Coffee Production in East Africa,” African Historical Studies 2, no. 1 (1969), 51-67.

Kikumura, Akemi and Eiichito Azuma and Darcie C. Iki. The Kona Coffee Story: Along the Hawaii Belt Road. Los Angeles, Japanese American National Museum, 1995.

Kinro, Gerald Y. A Cup of Aloha: The Kona Coffee Epic. Honolulu, U of Hawaii Press, 2003.

Knox, Kevin and Julie Sheldon Huffaker. Coffee Basics: a quick and easy guide. New York : John Wiley, c1997.

Koehler, Franz A. Coffee for the Armed Forces: military development and conversion to industry supply Washington, D.C.: Historical Branch, Office of the Quartermaster General, 1958

Kolpas, Norman. A cup of coffee: from plantation to pot, a coffee lover's guide to the perfect brew New York : Grove Press, 1993 Science Lib 3rd Flr TX817.C6 K65 1993

Krug, C. A. and R. A. De Poerck, World Coffee Survey. Rome: FAO, 1968.

Lauria-Santiago, Aldo. An Agrarian Republic: Commercial Agriculture and the Politics of Peasant Communities in El Salvador, 1923-1914. University of Pittsburgh, 1999.

Lewin, Bryan, Daniele Giovannucci, and Panayotis Varangis. “Coffee Markets: New Paradigms in Global Supply and Demand. Agriculture and Rural Development,” Washington, World Bank, 2004. Available through their web site.

Liss, David The Coffee Trader (novel) NY: Random House, 2003

Lorenzetti, Linda Rice. The birth of coffee. photographs by Daniel Lorenzetti New York : Clarkson Potter, 2000

Massia, Pierre; Hugo Rombouts, Le café.

1995 French Book 174, [2] p. ill. (chiefly col.), col. map ; 23 cm. Brussels Artoria, ISBN2873911018

Entry 19971204
Update 19971204
Accession No OCLC 38037218

Macfarlane, Alan and Iris, Green Gold: The Empire of Tea. A Remarkable History of the Plant that Took Over the World

Malone ? 1618

Martinez-Torres, Maria Elena. Organic Coffee. Sustainable Development by Mayan Farmers. Ohio University, 2006.

McDonald, Michelle Craig. “From cultivation to cup: Caribbean coffee and the North American economy, 1765--1805.” PhD diss U of Michigan 2005. Publication Number: AAT 3163885. Document URL: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=885690961&Fmt=2&clientId=26867&RQT=309&VName=PQD ProQuest document ID: 885690961

Michelet, Jules. Mon Journal

Michelli, Joseph. The Starbucks Experience: 5 Principles for Turning Ordinary Into Extraordinary. McGraw-Hill, 2006.

Miller, Henry. Tropic of Cancer passage on coffee

Molière. Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme. 1670.

Morton, Timothy. The Poetics of Spice: Romantic Consumerism and the Exotic. Cambridge Univ. Press, 2000

________, ed. Radical Food: The Culture and Politics of Eating and Drinking, 1780-1830. Routledge, 2000

Mshomba, Richard E., Africa in the global economy Boulder, Colo.: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2000. Case 2: From Coffee to Cut Flowers in Tanzania: The International Coffee Agreement.

Multatuli (Edward Dekker), Max Havelaar; or, The coffee sales of the Netherlands Trading Company, (1860) translated from the Dutch by W. Siebenhaar, with an introduction by D. H. Lawrence. New York, London, A.A. Knopf, 1927

Naro, Nancy. A slave's place, a master's world: fashioning dependency in rural Brazil London ; New York : Continuum, 2000.

Ortiz, Fernando. Cuban Counterpoint: Coffee and Sugar. 1941, reprint Duke U. P.

Oxfam. Mugged: Poverty in Your Coffee Cup, 2002. See Gresser above

Paige, Jeffrey M. Coffee and Power: Revolution and the Rise of Democracy in Central America Harvard U P, 1997.

Pendergrast, Mark. Uncommon grounds : the history of coffee and how it transformed our world New York : Basic Books, 1999.

Picard, Liza. Dr. Johnson's London : coffee-houses and climbing boys, medicine, toothpaste and gin, poverty and press-gangs, freakshows and female education. New York : St. Martin's Press, 2001

Pico, Fernando Amargo Café on Puerto Rico

Pincus, Steve. “‘Coffee Politicians Does Create’: Coffeehouses and Restoration Political Culture,” Journal of Modern History 67 (December 1995).

Pomeranz, Kenneth and Steven Topik. The World that Trade Created: Society, Culture and the World Economy 1400-the Present. NY: M.E. Sharpe 1999

Posey, Sandra Mizumoto Café nation: coffee folklore, magick, and divination. Santa Monica, CA : Santa Monica Press, 2000.

Rekel, Gerhard, Der Duft des Kaffees: Die Geschichte einer Verschwörung, Roman, 260 Seiten (dtv, 2006) ISBN 3-423-24505-0

Reid, T. R. “Caffeine,” National Geographic 207, no. 1 (January 2005).

Rice, Paul D. and Jennifer McLean, Sustainable Coffee at the Crossroads Consumer’s Choice Council, Washington DC, 1999

Rice, Robert, “Coffee Production in a Time of Crisis: Social and Environmental Connections,” SAIS Review 23, no. 1 (January 1, 2003), 221-245. Available http://journals.ohio.link.edu

Rimbaud, Arthur. Une saison en enfer & Le bateau ivre. A season in hell & The drunken boat. English translation by Louise Varèe. Norfolk, Conn., J. Laughlin, 1961.

Rindova, Violina P. and Charles J. Fombrun Entrepreneurial Action in the Creation of the Specialty Coffee Niche

Rodekamp, Volker, Martin Beutelspacher, and Ursula Ahlers, Kaffee, Kultur eines Getraenks Mindener Museum, 1987 /

1987 German Book 119 p. 65 ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm. Minden Das Museum,

Entry 19890927
Update 19950504
Accession No OCLC 21674126

Roden, Claudia. Coffee London: Faber & Faber, 1977.

Roseberry, William, Lowell Gudmundson, and Mario Samper Kutschbach, eds., Coffee, Society, and Power in Latin America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995

Safford, Frank and Marco Palacios. Colombia: fragmented land, divided society New York : Oxford University Press, 2002

Salvandy, Narcisse-Achille ?

Schapira, Joel, David, & Karl. The book of coffee & tea; a guide to the appreciation of fine coffees, teas, and herbal beverages. illustrated by Meri Shardin New York, St. Martin's Press [c1975]

Schindler, Anton On Beethoven & coffee

Schivelbusch, Wolfgang. Tastes of Paradise: A Social History of Spices, Stimulants, and Intoxicants. Trans. David Jacobson (NY: Vintage, 1992).

Schnapp, Jeffrey T. “The Romance of Caffeine and Aluminum,” in Things, ed. Bill Brown (Chicago: U of Chicago Press, 2004).

Schnyder-v. Waldkirch, Antoinette. Kleine Kulturgeschichte des Kaffees. Zurich, J. J. Museum, 1991.

Schultz, Howard, and Dori Jones Yang Pour your heart into it: How Starbucks built a company one cup at a time New York, NY : Hyperion, 1997

Sick, Deborah (1999) Farmers of the Golden Bean: Costa Rican Households and the Global Coffee Economy. Dekalb: Northern Illinois University Press.

Simmons, John. My Sister's a Barista: How They Made Starbucks a Home Away from Home. London: Cyan Communications; Rev Ed edition, 2005.

Smith, Gary Michael, Coffee and coffeehouses: a local and international history

1999 English Book vii, 51 p. ; 22 cm. New Orleans, LA Chatgris Press, ISBN0965838021

Entry 20000719
Update 20000719
Accession No OCLC 44613640

Die sozialen Verhaeltnisse der Kaffee-haus-Angestellten; eine Gefahr fuer das Kaffeehaus besuchende Publikum.

Gehilfenausschuss der Genossenschaft der Kaffeesieder in Wien.; Zentral-Organisation der Hotel,-Gast-und Kaffeehausangestellten Oesterreichs, und vom Gehifenausschuss der Genossenschaft der Kaffeesieder in Wien. 1913 German Book 29 p. Wien,

Entry 19990309
Update 19990309
Accession No OCLC 40930893

Standage, Tom. A History of the World in Six Glasses. NY: Walker and Company, 2005.

Stella, Alain. Le livre du cafe (Paris: Flammarion, 1996).

St. Serfe, Thomas, Sir, fl. Tarugo's wiles, or, The coffee-house: a comedy: as it was acted at His Highness's the Duke of York's Theater. London : Printed for Henry Herringman, 1668. Microform Storage - IMC PR 1101 .E372 1368:14

Stewart, Randal G. Coffee: The Political Economy of an Export Industry in Papua New Guinea 1992

Sweet, Leonard. The Gospel According to Starbucks: Living with a Grande Passion. WaterBrook Press, 2007.

Talbot, John. Grounds for Agreement. The Political Economy of the Coffee Commodity Chain. Rowman and Littlefield, 2004.

Tatham, John. Knavery in all trades, or, The coffee-house: a comedy. London : Printed by J.B. for W. Gilbertson, and H. Marsh, 1664. Microform Storage - IMC Microfiche PN 1621 .T575 En 1642-1700

Tavernier, Jean-Baptiste, 1605-1689. The six voyages of John Baptista Tavernier, Baron of Aubonne, through Turky, into Persia and the East-Indies, for the space of forty years [electronic resource] : giving an account of the present state of those countries ... : to which is added, a new description of the seraglio / made English by J. P. ; added likewise, A voyage into the Indies, &c. by an English traveller, never before printed, publish'd by Dr Daniel Cox. London : Printed by William Godbid, for Robert Littlebury at the King's Arms in Little Britain, and Moses Pitt at the Angel in St Paul's Church-yard, 1677 Internet Resource PR 1101 ONLINE

Thurston, Robert. “Coffee,” entry for France and the Americas: Culture, Politics, History, ed. Bill Marshall, Oxford/Santa Barbara, ABC-Clio, 2005.

Tlusty, B. Ann. Bacchus and Civic Order: The Culture of Drink in Early Modern Germany Charlottesville, University of Virginia Press, 2001

Topik, Steven C., and Allen Wells, eds., The second conquest of Latin America: coffee, henequen, and oil during the export boom, 1850-1930. Austin: University of Texas Press, Institute of Latin American Studies, 1998.

Topik, Steven C., and William Gervase Clarence-Smith, eds., The Global Coffee Economy in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, 1500-1989. Cambridge, England: Cambridge U P, 2003 HD9195.A3512 G58 2003

Tucker, Richard P., Insatiable appetite: The United States and the ecological degradation of the tropical world Berkeley : University of California Press, c2000 Chap. 4 The Last Drop: The American Coffee Market and the Hill Regions of Latin America

Ukers, William H. All About Coffee. 2nd ed. New York, The Tea and Coffee Trade Journal Company, 1935.

_____. The romance of coffee; an outline history of coffee and coffee-drinking through a thousand years. New York, Tea and Coffee Trade Journal Co., 1948.

Vega, Fernando. “The Rise of Coffee,” American Scientist, ? March 2008

Voltaire, Le café, ou l’Écossaise, 1760. Eng. translation same year as The Coffee House, or Fair Fugitive.

The Wall Street Journal, Oct. 23, 1995 on Starbucks and labor

Waridel, Laurie Coffee With Pleasure: Just Java and World Trade Black Rose Books, Montreal Quebec, Canada, 2002

Weinberg, Bennett Alan and Bonnie K. Bealer. The world of caffeine: the science and culture of the world's most popular drug. New York: Routledge, 2001

Weiss, Brad. Sacred Trees, Bitter Harvests: Globalizing Coffee in Northwest Tanzania. Heinemann, 2003.

Wien und seine Kaffeehaeuser: Eine literarischer Streifung durch die beruhmstesten Cafes der Donaumetropole. Herausgegeben von Petra Neumann. Muenchen: Wilhelm Heyne Verlag, 1997.

Wild, Antony. Coffee: A Dark History (NY: Norton, 2004).

Williams, Robert G. States and Social Evolution: Coffee and the Rise of Governments in Central America U. North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, NC, 1994

Willson, K. C. (Ken C.) Coffee, cocoa and tea. Oxon; New York: CABI Pub., c1999

Wintgens, Jean Nicolas, ed. Coffee: Growing, Processing, Sustainable Production. A Guidebook for Growers, Processors, Traders, and Researchers. Wiley/VCH, 2004.

Women of the Mexican Countryside, 1850-1990. ed. Heather Fowler-Salamini and Mary Kay Vaughn Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1994.

Wrigley on coffee ??

Young, Arthur on Fr. Cafes on eve of Rev.

Young, Isabel Nelson. The story of coffee; history, growing, preparation for market, characteristics, vacuum packing, brewing. New York? 1935.


Black Coffee

Black Gold, documentary film, Mark and Nick Francis, Britain, 2006.

Caffe Ambience

Cappuccino Trail

Coffee Tea Production and Vintage Commericals

Gourmet Coffee

Kauai Coffee

Men with Guns, feature film, dir. John Sayles, US, 1997

The Passionate Harvest.

Spilling the Beans

The strength of the indigenous people of Mut Vitz (Svokolik vatz'l viniketik sventa Mut Vitz), documentary video produced by the Chiapas Media Project Chicago, IL : Chiapas Media Project, 2000

Vintage Coffee and Coffee House films historical films: classic coffee ads, coffee industry films, coffee training films for workers.

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