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History Department Lecture on Renaissance-Era Beer-Brewing

The University of Maine Department of History is presenting a free and public lecture on beer brewing during the Renaissance at 3:10 p.m., Monday, Nov. 12 in Hill Auditorium in Barrows Hall. Richard W. Unger, University of British Columbia history professor emeritus, will present “Beer Brewing and the Environment in Renaissance Europe.” Unger has studied or taught about the technology of Dutch shipbuilding, the relationship between shipping technology and European economic growth since the Roman Empire, and the depiction of technology in art and the evolution of Renaissance cartography and shipping.

Contact: George Manlove, 207.581.3756

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