Technical and Scientific Progress in Czech Brewing Industry in European Context of the 19th Century
Keywords:brewing, developement, technology, history, science, technique, Czech lands, Europe
The paper investigates the transformation of Czech brewing industry in the 19th century from the technical, scientific and technological point of view, using wider context of European culture. Comparison of the Czech brewing industry and other European, mostly Western countries looks for intersections but also notices the differences and individual development ways. At the same time it also takes into account the tendency of experience hand-over, borrowing of inventions etc. and their use in real life. The contribution describes the role of Czech brewing industry as a firm part of European brewing industry of the 19th century showing itself not only in its similar development as in other countries but also by mutual connection of technical and scientific progress and handing over of experience with brewing technology.