WorldCat Identities

Pendergrast, Mark

Overview
Works: 38 works in 211 publications in 7 languages and 9,490 library holdings
Genres: History  Popular works  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HD9349.S634, 338.7663620973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Mark Pendergrast
 
Most widely held works by Mark Pendergrast
For God, country, and Coca-Cola : the unauthorized history of the great American soft drink and the company that makes it by Mark Pendergrast( Book )

44 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provocative, controversial, and always entertaining, For God, Country and Coca-Cola reveals how Coke has irrevocably transformed our world. As family saga, cultural history, and, finally, the complete story of an American icon, this book is "the Real Thing."
Uncommon grounds : the history of coffee and how it transformed our world by Mark Pendergrast( Book )

27 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 2,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Coffee has been banned as a creator of revolutionary sedition, vilified as the worst health-destroyer on earth and praised as the boon of mankind. Its history provides a window through which to view broader themes of colonialism and culture clash, the rise of mass production, modern-day media and marketing, women's issues and international commodity schemes. It also illustrates how an entire industry can lose focus, allowing upstart micro-roasters to reclaim quality and profits." "Mark Pendergrast enlivens his scrupulously researched history with anecdotes, eccentric characters and period commentary that will give readers stories to share - over good cups of coffee - for years to come."--Jacket
Victims of memory : incest accusations and shattered lives by Mark Pendergrast( Book )

22 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 1,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mirror mirror : a history of the human love affair with reflection by Mark Pendergrast( Book )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the invention of the mirror and its impact on human history, science, myth, religion, the arts, and manners, detailing its key use in a wide variety of human activities
Inside the outbreaks : the elite medical detectives of the epidemic intelligence service by Mark Pendergrast( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the elite medical corps at the forefront of the world's most dangerous epidemics cites their victories over such diseases as polio, cholera, and smallpox
For God, country, and Coca-Cola : the definitive history of the great American soft drink and the company that makes it by Mark Pendergrast( Book )

24 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unauthorized history of the great American soft drink and the company that makes it. From its origins as a patent medicine in Reconstruction Atlanta through its rise as the dominant consumer beverage of the American century, the story of Coke is as unique, tasty, and effervescent as the drink itself. With vivid portraits of the entrepreneurs who founded the company, and of the colorful cast of hustlers, swindlers, ad men, and con men who have made Coca-Cola the most recognized trademark in the world.--From publisher description
Für Gott, Vaterland und Coca-Cola : die unautorisierte Geschichte der Coca-Cola-Company by Mark Pendergrast( Book )

24 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 7 languages and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond fair trade : how one small coffee company helped transform a hillside village in Thailand by Mark Pendergrast( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Akha hill Tribe of Thailand has a long, tumultuous history. Politics, economics, and land development consistently worked against the Akha's desire to move away from their dependency on opium production and create a stable future for their children. That all changed in 2006 when prominent businessman John Darch met with entrepreneur Wicha Promyong. Their meeting resulted in the establishment of an equal partnership business venture that goes beyond fair trade: the Doi Chaang Coffee Company. Beyond Fair Trade tells the story of the growth of this unique partnership, its successes and challenges, and the people behind it."--
Kaffee : wie eine Bohne die Welt veränderte by Mark Pendergrast( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in German and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kaffee ist heute neben Tabak und Alkohol das wichtigste Genussmittel unseres Kulturkreises. Doch Kaffee war immer auch mehr als das. Seit seiner Entdeckung durch einen äthiopischen Ziegenhirten hat Kaffee die wirtschaftlichen, politischen und sozialen Strukturen ganzer Länder entscheidend beeinflusst. Die weltweite Kaffeekultur ist mehr als eine Kultur - sie ist ein Kult. Gut drei Jahre lang hat der amerikanische Autor Mark Pendergrast für dieses Buch recherchiert - unter anderem als Kaffeepflücker in Guatemala. Auf der Grundlage einer Vielzahl von Bildquellen, Interviews und Firmenporträts liefert er nun eine Kaffee-Saga, die dem Leser erstmalig einen umfassenden Überblick über die Erfolgsgeschichte der braunen Bohne entfaltet. Er verfolgt ihren alles andere als geradlinigen Weg von den Anfängen in der islamischen Kulturwelt über die Kaffeehäuser Europas, die Kaffeeplantagen Lateinamerikas bis zur trendigen Kaffeebar-Kette Starbucks, die im Verlauf der letzten Jahre zu einem festen Bestandteil der amerikanischen Alltagskultur geworden ist. Als Wirtschaftsjournalist fokussiert Pendergrast vor allem die politischen und ökonomischen Entwicklungen, die dazu geführt haben, dass heute weltweit etwa 25 Millionen Menschen in über 70 Ländern mit der Produktion, Verarbeitung und dem Vertrieb von Kaffee beschäftigt sind. Dabei spart er nicht an Anekdoten, bleibt aber immer an der Sache - mit manchmal liebevollem, aber immer kritischem Blick. Entstanden ist eine ebenso informative wie unterhaltsame Kulturgeschichte der Kaffeebohne, nicht nur für Insider des Kaffeegeschäfts. (Quelle: www.books.ch)
El café : historia de la semilla que cambió el mundo by Mark Pendergrast( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For God, Country and Coca-Cola by Mark Pendergrast( Recording )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vermont : scenes and seasons by George Robinson( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncommon grounds : the history of coffee and how it transformed the world by Mark Pendergrast( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncommon grounds : [the history of coffee and how it transformed our world] by Mark Pendergrast( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From its discovery on an ancient Ethiopian hillside to its role in the age of Starbucks, coffee has dominated and molded the economics, politics and social structures of entire countries
Japan's tipping point : crucial choices in the post-Fukushima world by Mark Pendergrast( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El estilo Coca-Cola estrategias para competir en un mercado global( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historia de los espejos by Mark Pendergrast( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Storia della Coca-Cola by Mark Pendergrast( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in Italian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jing zi de li shi by Mark Pendergrast( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in Chinese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu yi"zuo wei ren lei,Wo men yong jing zi lai fan ying wo men zi ji de mao dun de te xing"wei zhong yao zhu ti,Chan shu le jing zi de li shi qi shi jiu shi ying zhao ren lei de li shi
City on the verge : Atlanta and the fight for America's urban future by Mark Pendergrast( Book )

2 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Uncommon grounds : the history of coffee and how it transformed our world
Alternative Names
Mark Pendergrast American scholar

Mark Pendergrast Amerikaans bibliothecaris

Mark Pendergrast US-amerikanischer Journalist und Publizist

펜더그라스트, 마크 1948-

ペンダーグラスト, マーク

Languages
English (140)

Spanish (22)

German (10)

Chinese (9)

Italian (5)

Japanese (4)

Korean (1)

Covers
Uncommon grounds : the history of coffee and how it transformed our worldVictims of memory : incest accusations and shattered livesMirror mirror : a history of the human love affair with reflectionInside the outbreaks : the elite medical detectives of the epidemic intelligence serviceFor God, country, and Coca-Cola : the definitive history of the great American soft drink and the company that makes itEl café : historia de la semilla que cambió el mundoVermont : scenes and seasonsUncommon grounds : the history of coffee and how it transformed the worldUncommon grounds : [the history of coffee and how it transformed our world]