Brewing Science, Technology and Print, 1700-1880 (Sci & by James Sumner

By James Sumner

How did the brewing of beer develop into a systematic procedure? Sumner explores this question by way of charting the idea and perform of the exchange in Britain and eire in the course of the eighteenth and 19th centuries.

From an oral tradition derived from home-based talents, brewing industrialized swiftly and constructed an intensive alternate literature, dependent more and more at the authority of chemical scan. The position of taxation is usually tested, and the emergence of brewing as a career is decided inside of its social and technical context.

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