Alcohol: A Social and Cultural History

Alcohol: A Social and Cultural History

Mack P. Holt


Mack P. Holt (ed.)

This ebook examines our dating with alcohol and examines how drink has developed in its features and makes use of from the overdue center a while to the current day within the West. This publication discusses a variety of matters, together with family as opposed to leisure use, the heritage of alcoholism, and the connection among alcohol and violence, faith, sexuality, and medication. It seems at how sure sorts of alcohol discuss category, gender, and position. Drawing on examples from Europe, North the USA, and Australia, this ebook presents a accomplished background of the position of alcohol during the last 5 centuries.

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'In their exploration of those meanings [of alcohol in a particular position at a particular time], the authors make clear the facility kinfolk underlying shifts in alcohol intake styles and the tensions that frequently come up among teams with conflicting vested interest.'Yoon Hui Kim, magazine of Biosocial Science'A basic, lucid but fascinating quantity that's sure to hold you examining ... total this can be a light-mood, reliable occasions, effortless-reading compilation and much like a dessert.'Internet magazine of booklet Reviews

Contents:

Introduction 1 half I Morality and overall healthiness 9
1 for your overall healthiness: Wine as meals and drugs in Mid-sixteenth-
century Italy eleven Ken Albala
2 Europe Divided: Wine, Beer, and the Reformation in Sixteenth-
century Europe 25 Mack P. Holt
3 within the Public Sphere: Efforts to diminish the intake of Rum
in Connecticut, 1760–1820 forty-one David W. Conroy
4 In Vino Veritas: the development of Alcoholic disorder in Liberal
Italy, 1880–1914 sixty one Paul A. Garfinkel
5 Mon docteur le vin: Wine and overall healthiness in France, 1900–1950 seventy seven Kim Munholland
Part II Sociability 91
6 ingesting and Alehouses within the Diary of an English Mercer’s
Apprentice, 1663–1674 ninety three A. Lynn Martin
7 Taverns and the general public Sphere within the French Revolution 107 Thomas Brennan
8 Drink, Sociability, and Social type in France, 1789–1945: The Emergence of a Proletarian Public Sphere 121 W. Scott Haine
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9 The Lore of the Brotherhood: Continuity and alter in Urban
American Saloon tradition, 1870–1920 one hundred forty five Madelon M. Powers
Part III country and kingdom 161
10 “To the King o’er the Water”: Scotland and Claret, c. 1660–1763” 163
Charles Cameron Ludington
11 profit and Revelry on faucet: The Russian Tavern 185 Patricia Herlihy
12 ingesting the nice existence: Australia c. 1880–1980 203 Diane Erica Kirkby
13 Kaleidoscope in movement: consuming within the usa, 1400–2000 225 Jack S. Blocker, Jr.

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