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Salud! The Rise of Santa Barbara's Wine Industry Hardcover – March 1, 2004

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“Geraci presents a fresh look at the California wine revolution from the viewpoint of hinterland wine producers and offers a challenging global perspective that will serve to continue debate and discussion about wine, food, and agriculture. Salud! charts the trajectory of Santa Barbara wine producers in a globalizing economy.” —Greig Tor GutheySouthern California Quarterly, Spring 2005
 


“People who are interested in Santa Barbara county history, wine connoisseurs, and owners of wineries would find this book useful and interesting. Public historians and other scholars will find the chapters on California and Santa Barbara County, as well as the bibliography, quite useful.” —Lawrence J. Jelinke,The Public Historian, Fall 2004

About the Author

Victor W. Geraci is a food and wine specialist in the Regional Oral History Office of the University of California, Berkeley. A scholar of agricultural and public history, he has published articles in the Journal of Agricultural History, the Journal of San Diego History, and Southern California Quarterly.
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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 272 pages
  • Publisher: University of Nevada Press (March 1, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0874175437
  • ISBN-13: 978-0874175431
  • Product Dimensions: 6.2 x 0.9 x 9.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 2.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,234,782 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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I had to read this book for my History of California class. I'm a freshman in college and I don't drink wine, because its illegal (duh!). So I read the whole book, intro, epilogue and all the chapters in between. I fell asleep many time reading this book and if you don't like wine and have no interest in the wine industry of santa barbara don't read this book. If you would to find out more of how the santa barbara wine industry got started by all means by this book and enjoy it becuase it right up your alley. I will say this if I was into wine and stuff I know I would have enjoyed reading this book, but since i don't like that kind of stuu, this book was a bore. i think that if you were doing a report on wine or an industry that has floursihed through the prohibition and politics this would be the main source of all your info if you did the report on the santa barbara wine industry. have fun reading wine lovers!!!
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