The Quest for Aqua Vitae

The History and Chemistry of Alcohol from Antiquity to the Middle Ages

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ISBN: 978-3-319-06301-0 (Print) 978-3-319-06302-7 (Online)

Table of contents (7 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-11

    Introduction

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    Chapter

    Pages 13-27

    Earliest Fermented Beverages

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    Chapter

    Pages 29-48

    Beer

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    Chapter

    Pages 49-69

    Grape Wine

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    Pages 71-77

    Fermented Milk

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    Pages 79-94

    Distillation and the Isolation of Alcohol

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    Chapter

    Pages 95-105

    Early Chemical and Medical Applications of Alcohol

  9. Back Matter

    Pages 107-111