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Alcohol in 18th and 19th c. Virginia


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Author Tara Nurin discusses the ways alcohol production in colonial and pre-industrial Virginia inhabited a unique space. It mirrored its fellow colonies and states in one fundamental way—women were the primary producers until a new view of science took over and mechanized what had been a cottage industry rooted in nature, tradition, and intuition. Book signing to follow.

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Alcohol in 18th and 19th c. Virginia

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