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By Mack P. Holt

Mack P. Holt (ed.)

This booklet examines our courting with alcohol and examines how drink has developed in its capabilities and makes use of from the past due center a long time to the current day within the West. This publication discusses quite a number matters, together with household as opposed to leisure use, the heritage of alcoholism, and the connection among alcohol and violence, faith, sexuality, and drugs. It seems at how yes kinds of alcohol talk about classification, gender, and position. Drawing on examples from Europe, North the United States, and Australia, this ebook offers a accomplished historical past 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 regularly come up among teams with conflicting vested interest.'Yoon Hui Kim, magazine of Biosocial Science'A easy, lucid but attention-grabbing quantity that's absolute to continue you interpreting ... total this can be a light-mood, reliable occasions, effortless-reading compilation and much like a dessert.'Internet magazine of publication Reviews

Contents:

Introduction 1 half I Morality and overall healthiness 9
1 for your health and wellbeing: Wine as foodstuff 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 slash the intake of Rum
in Connecticut, 1760–1820 forty-one David W. Conroy
4 In Vino Veritas: the development of Alcoholic illness in Liberal
Italy, 1880–1914 sixty one Paul A. Garfinkel
5 Mon docteur le vin: Wine and health and wellbeing 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 category in France, 1789–1945: The Emergence of a Proletarian Public Sphere 121 W. Scott Haine
vi Contents
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 nation 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 great lifestyles: 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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Thanks also to Sean Thackrey, winemaker, who let me use his astonishing private collection of wine books. 1. Tim Unwin, Wine and the Vine (London: Routledge, 1991); Rod Phillips, Wine a Short History (New York: Harper Collins, 2000). As in the work of B. Ann Tlusty, Bacchus and Civic Order (Charlottesville and London: University Press of Virginia, 2001), which explores the physical setting of drinking establishments in Augsburg and shifting official attitudes toward drunkenness, I hope to describe the medical literature on wine as a series of conflicting voices which could either promote alcohol for health or condemn it as a means of social control.

Lynn Martin in this volume, “Drinking and Alehouses in the Diary of an English Mercer’s Apprentice, 1663–1674, pp. 93–106. 33. Charles C. Ludington, “To the King O’er the Water: Scotland and Claret, c. 1660–1763,” pp. 163–84. 34. For a review of the literature, see Dwight B. , Constructive Drinking: Perspectives on Drink from Anthropology (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987), pp. 16–68, but especially p. , Beliefs, Behaviors, and Alcoholic Beverages: A Cross-Cultural Survey (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1979); Michael W.

Grataroli, De vini, pp. 10–11, 17 31. , p. 22. 32. , p. 31. 33. , pp. 34–6. 34. , pp. 39–42. 35. , p. ” 00Alcohol 1/2/06 8:14 am Page 23 Wine as Food & Medicine in 16th-century Italy 23 36. , pp. 55–6. 37. , pp. 58–64. 38. , pp. 13–14. 39. Alessandro Petronio, Del viver delli Romani (Rome: Domenico Basa, 1592), p. 58. 40. , pp. 60–1. 41. Giovani Battista Scarlino, Nuovo trattato della varietà, e qualità de vini, che vengono in Roma (Rome: Valerio Dorico, 1554), Bii. 42. , Civ vo, Diii vo. 43. , Div.

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