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Chapter 3

The Chemistry of Caffeine

Bach wrote a full cantata dedicated to coffee (Coffee Cantata)(Bach 1732–1734) in a Leipzig coffee house, as a statement against a movement in Germany in this time to prevent women from drinking coffee as it was thought to make them sterile (Renneberg et al 2011). From the frequent visits of Bach to...

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Print publication date
03 Sep 2012
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2012
Print ISBN
978-1-84973-367-0
PDF eISBN
978-1-84973-475-2
ePub eISBN
978-1-78262-621-3