Spirits of America A Social History of Alcohol

ISBN-10: 1592132693
ISBN-13: 9781592132690
Edition: 2004
Authors: Eric Burns
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 8/28/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

'Thousands of years ago, before Christ or Buddha or Muhammad, before the Roman Empire rose or the Colossus of Rhodes fell, ' writes Eric Burns, 'people in Asia Minor were drinking beer.' So begins an account of alcohol's journey through world - and specifically, American - history.

Introduction: The Spirits of the World
The First National Pastime
The General and the Doctor
The Father of Prohibition and Other Kinfolk
The Crusaders and Their Crusades
The Importance of Being Frank
Hatchetation
The Wheeler-Dealer and His Men
The Blues and How They Played
Executive Softness
The Hummingbird Beats the Odds
Epilogue: Strange Bedfellows
Acknowledgments
Notes
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Index

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