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Beer in America : the early years, 1587-1840 : beer's role in the settling of America and the birth of a nation

Author: Gregg Smith
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Siris Books, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Portrays beer as a major player in the retelling of early American history and reconstructs the cultural and political context out of which it rose--Cover. Includes the history of beer in America along with factors influencing beer drinking and brewing in the Colonial Period.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregg Smith
ISBN: 0937381659 9780937381656
OCLC Number: 38885921
Description: viii, 315 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Beer Arrives in North America : The Start of a Journey to Greatness --
Building a home and a brewery, too : the early 1600s --
Beer settles in: the late 1600s --
Beer and the birth of an American Culture : the early 1700s --
Independence : when fermentation aided fomentation --
Beer and the Revolutionary War --
Life, liberty, and the pursuit of porter : postwar beer --
The nation and breweries expand : the early 1800s --
Fame and fortune: the emergence of the big breweries of the 1800s --
Factors Influencing Beer Drinking and Brewing in the Colonial Period --
The government takes a bite out of beer : taxation --
Beer's home : the tavern --
Beer drinks : the colonial cocktail --
Homebrewing : America's beer heritage --
Beer under fire : temperance and prohibition --
Colonial brewing technology --
Colonial beer timeline.
Responsibility: Gregg Smith.

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Portrays beer as a major player in the retelling of early American history and reconstructs the cultural and political context out of which it rose--Cover. Includes the history of beer in America along with factors influencing beer drinking and brewing in the Colonial Period.

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