Ancient wine : the search for the origins of viniculture / Patrick E. McGovern

Author(s): McGovern, Patrick E
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Subjects: Wine and wine making--Middle East--History
Viticulture--Middle East--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2003
LC Classification: T, TP
Physical Description: xvi, 365 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations
Preface
1. Stone Age Wine 1
2. The Noah Hypothesis 16
3. The Archaeological and Chemical Hunt for the Earliest Wine 40
4. Neolithic Wine! 64
5. Wine of the Earliest Pharaohs 85
6. Wine of Egypt's Golden Age 107
7. Wine of the World's First Cities 148
8. Wine and the Great Empires of the Ancient Near East 167
9. The Holy Land's Bounty 210
10. Lands of Dionysos: Greece and Western Anatolia 239
11. A Beverage for King Midas and at the Limits of the Civilized World 279
12. Molecular Archaeology, Wine, and a View to the Future 299
Selected Bibliography 317
Illustration Credits and Object Dimensions 329
Index 335
Notes: LCCN: 2002042714
ISBN: 0691070806 (acid-free paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-328) and index
OCLC Number: 51059117
ISBN/ISSN: 0691070806