Beer in America: The Early Years, 1587-1840: Beer's Role in the Settling of America and the Birth of a Nation

Beer in America: The Early Years, 1587-1840: Beer's Role in the Settling of America and the Birth of a Nation

by Gregg Smith
     
 

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One of the most important but little-known aspects of early American history was beer's role in the founding of our country and its formative years. The definitive account of beer's impact on people and events that shaped the birth of a nation will astonish readers.See more details below

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One of the most important but little-known aspects of early American history was beer's role in the founding of our country and its formative years. The definitive account of beer's impact on people and events that shaped the birth of a nation will astonish readers.

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Beer historian Smith proposes that all the values and beliefs European colonists brought with them to North America were formed of the millennia-old marriage between society and beer. He draws on diaries, letters, early law, and well documented events. The first part is a chronological narrative. The second considers such topics as taxation, the tavern, homebrewing, temperance and prohibition, and brewing technology. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknew.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780937381656
Publisher:
Brewers Publications
Publication date:
09/28/1998
Pages:
300
Sales rank:
297,867
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.11(h) x 0.95(d)

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