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Spirits of America A Social History of Alcohol

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ISBN-10: 1592132693

ISBN-13: 9781592132690

Edition: 2004

Authors: Eric Burns

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'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.
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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: 1.210
Language: English

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
The Wheeler-Dealer and His Men
The Blues and How They Played
Executive Softness
The Hummingbird Beats the Odds
Epilogue: Strange Bedfellows
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