Alcohol in Popular Culture: An Encyclopedia (Hardback)Rachel Black (editor)
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This encyclopedia presents the many sides of America's ongoing relationship with alcohol, examining the political history, pivotal events, popular culture, and advances in technology that have affected its consumption.
* More than 100 A-Z entries describe the culture and history of alcohol, including the drinks themselves, concepts, business aspects, entertainment, regulations, social aspects, organizations, events, rituals, use in religions, and effects on health
* Compiles all-original information from 32 distinguished international and American scholars and journalists
* Offers a number of historical and contemporary photographs
* Extensive bibliography provides additional suggested reading
Number of pages: 229
Weight: 717 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 23 mm
"This volume will appeal to a wide range of readers, students, and researchers in public and academic libraries." - Booklist
"Valuable for its focus on marginalized and pop culture aspects of alcohol use and misuse. . . . The interdisciplinary nature of this encyclopedia makes it a reference that may serve many purposes." - Choice
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