Alcohol: A Social and Cultural History

Alcohol: A Social and Cultural History

Mack P. Holt


Mack P. Holt (ed.)

This ebook examines our courting with alcohol and examines how drink has developed in its features and makes use of from the overdue heart a long time to the current day within the West. This e-book discusses a variety of concerns, together with household as opposed to leisure use, the heritage of alcoholism, and the connection among alcohol and violence, faith, sexuality, and medication. It appears to be like at how convinced different types of alcohol discuss category, gender, and position. Drawing on examples from Europe, North the US, and Australia, this e-book offers a entire historical past of the position of alcohol during the last 5 centuries.

Review
'In their exploration of those meanings [of alcohol in a selected position at a particular time], the authors make clear the facility family 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 attention-grabbing quantity that's absolute to continue you analyzing ... total it is a light-mood, strong instances, effortless-reading compilation and much like a dessert.'Internet magazine of ebook Reviews

Contents:

Introduction 1 half I Morality and overall healthiness 9
1 for your future health: Wine as nutrients 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 shrink 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 classification 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 a hundred forty five Madelon M. Powers
Part III country and country 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 lifestyles: Australia c. 1880–1980 203 Diane Erica Kirkby
13 Kaleidoscope in movement: ingesting within the usa, 1400–2000 225 Jack S. Blocker, Jr.

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