Beer, Wine, and Distilled Spirits
Lecture no. 3 from the course: Understanding the Inventions That Changed the World
Taught by Professor W. Bernard Carlson | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
One of the recurring themes in the history of invention is the way technology leads to material abundance. See how the Agricultural Revolution changed life for early humans. Then trace the development of alcoholic beverages from the earliest days of civilization through the Middle Ages and consider the cultural insights alcohol can offer.