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Uncorking the Past: The Quest for Wine, Beer, and Other Alcoholic Beverages

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  • Uncorking the Past: The Quest for Wine, Beer, and Other Alcoholic Beverages (University of California Press) – Hardcover (2009)
    by Patrick E McGovern

    Uncorking the Past: The Quest for Wine, Beer, and Other Alcoholic Beverages

    Hardcover, University of California Press
    2009
    English
    New ed.
    357 pages

    ISBN: 0520253795
    ISBN-13: 9780520253797

    In a lively tour around the world and through the millennia, "Uncorking the Past" tells the compelling story of humanity's ingenious, intoxicating quest for the perfect drink. Following a tantalizing trail of archaeological, chemical, artistic, and textual clues, Patrick E. McGovern, the leading authority on ancient alcoholic beverages, brings us up to date on what we now know about how humans created and enjoyed fermented beverages across cultures. Along the way, he explores a provocative hypothesis about the integral role ... Show more

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