We have all seen the hilarious depiction of Mrs Miggins' coffee shop in "Blackadder", but what was it really like in the first cafes, as coffee drinking became more popular? What else did the shops sell? How did coffee shop life influence politics, the media and everyday life?
Buy Life in a 17th Century Coffee Shop book by David Brandon from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
(168mm x 127mm x 10mm)
Sutton Publishing Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
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Author Biography - David Brandon
DAVID BRANDON is a historian. He brings history to life through his popular lectures, such as 'Absolute Rotters and Total Cads - Villains in British history'; 'A Cock and Bull Story' - The history of pub names'. His book on the history of highway robbers, Stand and Deliver!, was published by Sutton in 2001.