The Resource A natural history of beer, Rob DeSalle & Ian Tattersall ; illustrated by Patricia J. Wynne

A natural history of beer, Rob DeSalle & Ian Tattersall ; illustrated by Patricia J. Wynne

Label
A natural history of beer
Title
A natural history of beer
Statement of responsibility
Rob DeSalle & Ian Tattersall ; illustrated by Patricia J. Wynne
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
What can beer teach us about biology, history, and the natural world? From ancient Mesopotamian fermentation practices to the resurgent American craft brewery, Rob DeSalle and Ian Tattersall peruse the historical record and traverse the globe for engaging and often surprising stories about beer. They explain how we came to drink beer, what ingredients combine to give beers their distinctive flavors, how beer's chemistry works at the molecular level, and how various societies have regulated the production and consumption of beer. Drawing from such diverse subject areas as animal behavior, ecology, history, archaeology, chemistry, sociology, law, genetics, physiology, neurobiology, and more, DeSalle and Tattersall entertain and inform with their engaging stories of beer throughout human history and the science behind it all. Readers are invited to grab a beer and explore the fascinating history of its creation
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
DeSalle, Rob
Dewey number
641.23
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Tattersall, Ian
  • Wynne, Patricia
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Beer
  • Beer
  • Brewing
  • Fermentation
Label
A natural history of beer, Rob DeSalle & Ian Tattersall ; illustrated by Patricia J. Wynne
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xi, 242 pages
Isbn
9780300233674
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
A natural history of beer, Rob DeSalle & Ian Tattersall ; illustrated by Patricia J. Wynne
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xi, 242 pages
Isbn
9780300233674
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
regular print

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