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Author Tomlan, Michael A.

Title Tinged with gold : hop culture in the United States / Michael A. Tomlan
Published Athens : University of Georgia Press, [1992]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 273 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The History of Hop Growing in the United States; 2. Growing and Harvesting; 3. The Grower's Perspective; 4. The Pickers; 5. Hop Kilns, Hop Houses, and Hop Driers; Conclusion; Appendix; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Summary Today hop growing remains a viable commercial enterprise only in parts of the far western United States--notably in Washington. But, as James Fenimore Cooper remembered, the mid-nineteenth century in Cooperstown, New York, was a time when ""the 'hop was king, ' and the whole countryside was one great hop yard, and beautiful"". In Tinged with Gold, Michael A. TomIan explores all aspects of hop culture in the United States and provides a background for understanding the buildings devoted to drying, baling, and storing hops. The work considers the history of these structures as it illustrates the
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-259) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Hop pickers -- United States.
Hops -- Social aspects -- United States.
Hops -- United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0820347086 (electronic bk.)
9780820347080 (electronic bk.)