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Author Gately, Iain, 1965-

Title Drink : a cultural history of alcohol / Iain Gately.

Publication Info. New York : Gotham Books, [2008]
©2008

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Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  641.21 GAT    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Non Fiction  641.21 GATELY    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  641.21 GA    Check Shelf
Description x, 546 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 499-527) and index.
Contents The grain and the grape -- Bacchanal -- In vino veritas -- Wine, blood, salvation -- Barbarians -- Islam -- Brews for breakfast -- A new world of drinking -- Watkin's ale -- Pilgrims -- Restoration -- Rum -- Gin fever -- Progress -- Revolution -- Warra warra -- Whiskey with an e -- Romantic drinking -- Apostles of cold water -- West -- The king of San Francisco -- Good taste -- Emancipation -- Imperial preference -- La fée verte -- Hatchetation -- In the chalk trenches of champagne -- Amphibians -- Lost -- Crime and punishment -- The bottle -- Reconstruction -- Flashbacks -- Westernization -- Messages -- Singletons, wine lakes, and the Moscow express -- Fiat lux.
Subject Brewing -- History.
Alcoholic beverages -- History.
Alcoholic beverages -- Social aspects.
Drinking customs.
Drinking of alcoholic beverages -- History.
Drinking of alcoholic beverages -- Social aspects.
ISBN 9781592403035 hardcover
1592403034 hardcover
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