Professor John Hall
Journal of Economic Literature Classification Codes
N41, N44, N71
American Separatism, Bourgeoisie, Coffee, Coffee Houses, Colonial America, Public Sphere, Revolution
Coffee has a long history as a motivating force in society, as can be seen through its history in different parts of the world. The introduction of coffee houses to western culture would promote the emergence of a public sphere, and would come to influence revolutionary behavior in both Western Europe and the North American colonies.
© Ross Bradner
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Bradner, Ross. "Coffee and the American Independence Movement, Working Paper No. 22", Portland State University Economics Working Papers. 22. (15 December 2018) i + 17 pages.