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A short history of wine

Author: Roderick Phillips
Publisher: New York : Ecco, [2000] ©2000
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A guide to the history of wine in the western world recreates each of the eras of wine production, from prehistoric times to the contemporary consumer wine culture, detailing the abundance of wine that has been consumed and enjoyed.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roderick Phillips
ISBN: 0066212820 9780066212821
OCLC Number: 46366270
Description: xxi, 369 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Contents: On the trail of the earliest wines: from the Fertile Crescent to Egypt --
Democratic drinking: wine in ancient Greece and Rome --
Were the 'dark ages' the dry ages? Europe 500-1000 AD --
Wine resurgent: the Middle Ages, 1000-1500 --
New wines, new skills: the revolution in alcohol, 1500-1700 --
Wine in new worlds: the Americas, Africa and Australia, 1500-1800 --
Wine, enlightenment and revolution: Europe in the eighteenth century --
Towards an age of promise: uncertainty and prosperity, 1800-1870 --
A time of troubles: wine and its enemies, 1870-1950 --
Into the light: a half-century of prosperity, 1950-2000.
Responsibility: Rod Phillips.
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A guide to the history of wine in the western world recreates each of the eras of wine production, from prehistoric times to the contemporary consumer wine culture, detailing the abundance of wine that has been consumed and enjoyed.

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