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Drink : a social history of America / Andrew Barr.

Author/creator Barr, Andrew author.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoNew York : Carroll & Graf, 1999.
Descriptionxii, 466 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction: Drink and Drugs -- 1. The Americanization of European Taste -- 2. "Stranger, You'll Take Hash" -- 3. Drink and Sex -- 4. "No Nation Is Drunken Where Wine Is Cheap" -- 5. The Failure of Controls -- 6. "The True Friends of Liberty" -- Conclusion: Social Drinking.
Abstract "Examines not only the social influences that determine what, where, and why we choose to drink but also the social ills that have been attributed to alcohol, from the supposed decline in national values to the dipsomaniacal state of our national health". -- Jacket.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 401-450) and index.
LCCN 00503361

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Laupus Books - Stacks HV 5292 B268D 1999 ✔ Available Place Hold