JWST 2522

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

This course examines the production and exchange of wine, beer, coffee and tea, and the social and ideological dynamics involved in their consumption. We start in ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, and end with tea and coffee in the Arab and Ottoman worlds. Archaeological and textual evidence will be used throughout to show the centrality of drinking in daily, ritual and political life.

When Offered Fall.

Breadth Requirement (GHB)
Distribution Category (CA-AS)
Course Attribute (CU-ITL)

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