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Wine Journeys: Myth and History Patrick Hunt

Wine Journeys

Myth and History (First Edition)
By Patrick Hunt

Paperback ISBN: 978-1-62661-064-4, 190 pages


Patrick Hunt has been teaching in Humanities at Stanford University for the past 20 years. His Ph.D. is from the Institute of Archaeology at University College London, University of London in 1991. He is a National Lecturer for the Archaeological Institute of America since 2009 and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society since 1989. National Geographic Society has sponsored some of his archaeology fieldwork. He appears frequently on PBS, NOVA, National Geographic and History Channel broadcasts.

Hunt has taught a postgraduate course on History of Wine at Stanford and has lectured at wineries and related venues around the world, including for the Napa Valley Vintners Association at Meadowood Resort in St. Helena, Napa Valley. Among over 100 published articles, he has also elsewhere written articles on global wine history and mythology as well as written and published twelve prior books. He has traveled in wine journeys across five continents and annually spends time in viticultural regions in France and Italy as well as California. Having studied the cultivation and multiple purposes of wine and grapes and early agriculture since the Neolithic, he is also a Research Associate in Archaeoethnobotany at the Institute for EthnoMedicine.

Patrick Hunt received his Ph.D. at University College London, University of London in 1991. For the last 20 years he has taught Humanities at Stanford University. He is also affiliated with the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at UCLA. Dr. Hunt is the author of twelve published books, including Caravaggio (2004), Rembrandt (2006), Ten Discoveries that Rewrote History (2007), Renaissance Visions (2008), Myth and Art in Ekphrasis (2010), and Critical Insights: Inferno (2011). He is a member of the Renaissance Society of America, and has frequently lectured or given papers around the world at universities and museums including Harvard, Yale, Oxford, Berkeley, the Sorbonne – College de France, the British Museum, and Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. Dr. Hunt’s new works on Rembrandt and Caravaggio will be published in forthcoming European journals, and a chapter by Dr. Hunt will be included in an E.J. Brill book from Leiden, Netherlands.

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