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How Turkish coffee destroyed an empire | 1843
The history of coffee, and its spread around the world, is fascinating.

> In the coffee houses they were introduced to ideas that spelled trouble for the Ottoman state: rebellion, self-determination and the fallibility of the powerful.

I watched [Black Coffee](https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0963976/) several years ago and it asserts a similar path for the French Revolution as well. ☕️
november 2019 by thingles
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