Drink A Cultural History of Alcohol
List price: $23.00
Buy it from $9.98
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee
If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.
Learn more about our returns policy
Description: A spirited look at the history of alcohol, from the dawn of civilization to the modern day Alcohol is a fundamental part of Western culture. We have been drinking as long as we have been human, and for better or worse, alcohol has shaped our civilization. Drinkinvestigates the history of this Jekyll and Hyde of fluids, tracing mankind’s love/hate relationship with alcohol from ancient Egypt to the present day. Drinkfurther documents the contribution of alcohol to the birth and growth of the United States, taking in the War of Independence, the Pennsylvania Whiskey revolt, the slave trade, and the failed experiment of national Prohibition. Finally, it provides a history of the world’s most famous drinks—and the world’s most famous drinkers. Packed with trivia and colorful characters, Drinkamounts to an intoxicating history of the world.
Rush Rewards U
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Limited time offer:
Get the first one free!
All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $23.00
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date: 5/5/2009
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
|The Grain and the Grape|
|In Vino Veritas|
|Wine, Blood, Salvation|
|Brews for Breakfast|
|A New World of Drinking|
|Whiskey with an e|
|Apostles of Cold Water|
|The King of San Francisco|
|La Fï¿½e Verte|
|In the Chalk Trenches of Champagne|
|Crime and Punishment|
|Singletons, Wine Lakes, and the Moscow Express|