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Alcohol and Temperance in Modern History [2 volumes]: An International Encyclopedia (Hardback)
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Alcohol and Temperance in Modern History [2 volumes]: An International Encyclopedia (Hardback)

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Hardback 758 Pages / Published: 17/12/2003
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A comprehensive encyclopedia on all aspects of the production, consumption, and social impact of alcohol.


* 500 A-Z entries on the production and use of the principal alcoholic beverages, cultural representations, temperance movements, research, treatment, and forms of regulation and prohibition in the United States and around the world

* Written by 170+ international scholars from the disciplines of history, anthropology, medicine, political science, cultural studies, and the law

* A chronology of major events in the history of alcohol and its social response since the 18th century

* Numerous drawings and illustrations such as historical photographs, vintage lithographs, posters, and product labels representing early advertising

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781576078334
Number of pages: 758
Weight: 2336 g
Dimensions: 279 x 216 x 51 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"This intelligent encyclopedia meets a real need for a ready reference addressing terms, concepts, and issues related to alcohol and temperance in history . . . Uncork the champagne for this fine work, which belongs in every university and major public library collection." - Library Journal
"Alcohol and Temperance in Modern History . . . enables the reader to come to a clearer understanding of the commercial and social impacts that alcohol use and production have caused, as well as the societal response. . . . This reference work is a worthwhile choice for both public and academic libraries." - Against the Grain
"A storehouse of scholarship. Highly recommended. Graduate and undergraduate students, faculty, researchers." - Choice
"Used together . . . they provide a level of usefulness that is astonishing for only three volumes. This work certainly belongs on the shelves of all public, academic, and secondary school libraries." - American Reference Books Annual
"By virtue of its historical and comparative focus on alcohol and temperance movements, this is a distinctive and useful encyclopedia for specialists and nonspecialists alike. It is recommended for public and academic libraries." - American Reference Books Annual

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