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European Wine on the Eve of the Railways

James Simpson

in Creating Wine: The Emergence of a World Industry, 1840-1914

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136035
eISBN:
9781400838882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136035.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter looks at the nature of grape production and wine making on the eve of the railways. The process of creating wine followed a well-determined sequence: grapes were produced in the ... More


A Storm Gathers: Two Responses (1963–1965)

Marshall Ganz

in Why David Sometimes Wins: Leadership, Strategy and the Organization in the California Farm Worker Movement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195162011
eISBN:
9780199943401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162011.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Between 1963 and 1965, the imminent demise of the bracero program and the gathering momentum of the civil rights movement created new organizing opportunities and new resources for farm worker ... More


The Great Delano Grape Strike (1965–1966)

Marshall Ganz

in Why David Sometimes Wins: Leadership, Strategy and the Organization in the California Farm Worker Movement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195162011
eISBN:
9780199943401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162011.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

On September 8, 1965, 800 Filipino workers organized by Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee (AWOC) struck ten Delano grape growers, demanding a wage of $1.40 an hour plus 25 cents per box. Two ... More


Australia: The Tyranny of Distance and Domestic Beer Drinkers

James Simpson

in Creating Wine: The Emergence of a World Industry, 1840-1914

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136035
eISBN:
9781400838882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136035.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines how Australians learned to grow grapes and make wine, and the advances in wine-making technologies linked to dry table wine production. The Australian wine industry dates from ... More


The Winemaker's Hand: Conversations on Talent, Technique, and Terroir

Natalie Berkowitz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167567
eISBN:
9780231537377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167567.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

In this book's interviews, winemakers from the United States and abroad clarify the complex process of converting grapes into wine, with more than forty vintners candidly discussing how a combination ... More


Wines of Eastern North America: From Prohibition to the Present-A History and Desk Reference

Hudson Cattell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451980
eISBN:
9780801469008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451980.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1975 there were 125 wineries in eastern North America. By 2013 there were more than 2,400. How and why the eastern United States and Canada became a major wine region of the world is the subject ... More


¡Viva La Causa! in Iowa

Janet Weaver

in The Latina/o Midwest Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041211
eISBN:
9780252099809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041211.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores how Mexican Americans in Iowa supported the national boycott of California table grapes in the 1960s while concurrently fighting for the rights of Tejano migrant workers ... More


The Fruited Plain: Fables for a Postmodern Democracy

Alvin Kernan

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092905
eISBN:
9780300128345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092905.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The beleaguered Joad family of Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath struggled in an era of disappointed dreams and empty pockets. But how might the grandchildren of that Dust Bowl generation fare in today's ... More


Order from the amīr concerning the delivery of grapes

Petra M. Sijpesteijn

in Shaping a Muslim State: The World of a Mid-Eighth-Century Egyptian Official

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199673902
eISBN:
9780191758133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673902.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter presents a letter where Nājid b. Muslim writes that the amīr wrote ordering him to forward some grapes. He therefore in the letter asks ʽAbd Allāh to send to the amīr all the grapes that ... More


Introduction

Hudson Cattell

in Wines of Eastern North America: From Prohibition to the Present-A History and Desk Reference

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451980
eISBN:
9780801469008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451980.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter provides a brief background of the wine industry in eastern North America. Throughout the years, the East has had to depend on its own resources to build its wine industry. ... More


Philip Wagner and the Arrival of the French Hybrids

Hudson Cattell

in Wines of Eastern North America: From Prohibition to the Present-A History and Desk Reference

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451980
eISBN:
9780801469008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451980.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Philip Wagner's role in establishing the modern eastern wine industry. Throughout his life, Wagner actively sought out the latest information on grape growing, grape varieties, ... More


Building the Infrastructure in the 1970s

Hudson Cattell

in Wines of Eastern North America: From Prohibition to the Present-A History and Desk Reference

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451980
eISBN:
9780801469008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451980.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines grape growing and wine making in eastern North America in the 1970s. Long before there was any real knowledge of the importance of site selection, people planted grapes on the ... More


Sea of Cortez

Michael J Lannoo

in Leopold's Shack and Ricketts's Lab: The Emergence of Environmentalism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264786
eISBN:
9780520946064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264786.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the spring of 1939, Edward F. Ricketts's Between Pacific Tides and John Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath were published. Steinbeck was getting a lot of unwanted publicity, especially from conservative ... More


Unfermented Wine

Andrew F. Smith

in Drinking History: Fifteen Turning Points in the Making of American Beverages

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151177
eISBN:
9780231530996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151177.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter traces the development of the American fruit juice industry. Fruit juice was so closely associated with alcohol that temperance advocates opposed making and drinking it. However, this ... More


The Moral Significance of Land: A Lesson from The Grapes of Wrath

Paul B. Thompson

in The Agrarian Vision: Sustainability and Environmental Ethics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125879
eISBN:
9780813135557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125879.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

The Grapes of Wrath is widely accepted as a literary classic, but it is also criticized as offering a romanticized portrait of the American working-class people it depicts. Depression-era ... More


Introduction

Peter La Chapelle

in Proud to Be an Okie: Cultural Politics, Country Music, and Migration to Southern California

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520248885
eISBN:
9780520940000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248885.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Beginning with Woody Guthrie and Merle Haggard, this chapter introduces the social movement of country music in Los Angeles. It follows the history of country music culture in Southern California ... More


At Work in Neot Smadar: Making Wine, Milking Goats, Learning the Lesson of the Bolt

Ariel Glucklich

in Everyday Mysticism: A Contemplative Community at Work in the Desert

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300212099
eISBN:
9780300231373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212099.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter looks at three work situations in which the author participated: winery, goat farm and garage. The chapter investigates the way that Self-inquiry shapes work and community in Neot Smadar.


Money, Politics, and War

Larry Ceplair and Christopher Trumbo

in Dalton Trumbo: Blacklisted Hollywood Radical

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813146805
eISBN:
9780813154770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813146805.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Trumbo became increasingly active politically, notably in opposition to US involvement in the war in Europe, and he came to the attention of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Following the ... More


Agricultural Production

Alain Bresson

in The Making of the Ancient Greek Economy: Institutions, Markets, and Growth in the City-States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183411
eISBN:
9781400852451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183411.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the growth of agricultural production in the Greek city-states. It traces the evolutions and mutations of agriculture in the ancient Greek world as well as the consequences of ... More


England

Natalie Berkowitz

in The Winemaker's Hand: Conversations on Talent, Technique, and Terroir

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167567
eISBN:
9780231537377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167567.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter presents a conversation with a winemaker from England: Cherie Spriggs of Nyetimber Vineyard. Archeological digs uncovered a long history of wine paraphernalia that proves wine was made ... More


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