How to Drink Beer and Save the World
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|Format:||Paperback / softback, 275 pages|
|Other Information: ||100 b/w photos, charts & illus|
|Published In: ||Canada, 01 November 2006|
Beer has fermented fundamental change in human society from gender roles to religious theologies. It helped establish civilisation, sparked the Industrial Revolution, and triggered scientific theories. Today, "beer activists" are fermenting a revolution in social and environmental sustainability.
Table of Contents
Introduction; In the Beginning, There Was Beer; Beer is Divine; The Beer Pantheon; Everything You Wanted to Know About Beer But Were Afraid to Ask; The Great Beer Gender Bender; The Revolutionary Beer Party; Fermenting the Industrial Revolution; Glo'beer'ization; Dark Storm Brewin; 'Beer'oregionalism -- Think Globally, Drink Locally; Putting Beer In Its Place; Make Mine Organic; Slow Beer; The All-Around Wellness Elixir; Brewing Big Solutions; Putting the Ale Back in Female; How to Drink Beer and Save the World; Beer Activist Guide; Index.
About the Author
Chris O'Brien is Director of the Responsible Purchasing Network at The Center for a New American Dream, having previously directed Co-op America's Business Network and the Fair Trade Federation. Also part owner of an organic and fair trade brewing supplies company, he is publisher of Beeractivist.com, the online brewsletter about how to drink beer and save
"...if you've ever needed a good justification for your taste, get out and buy this book! Remember it's a really good read - especially over a pint or two of the real stuff, I do assure you - and if you're drinking the real ale, don't forget, you're helping to save the world too!" -- Peter Kiddle, News & Views (Magazine of the South Devon Branch of CAMRA), Spring 2007.
|Publisher: ||New Society Publishers|
|Dimensions: ||22.81 x 15.49 x 1.88 centimeters (0.45 kg)|