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The Prohibition Hangover [electronic resource] : Alcohol in America from Demon Rum to Cult Cabernet / Garrett Peck.

Author/Creator:
Peck, Garrett.
Publication:
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (326 p.)
Subjects:
Drinking of alcoholic beverages -- United States -- History.
Prohibition -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Society is constantly evolving, and so are our drinking habits. The Prohibition Hangover examines the modern American temperament toward drink amid the 189-billion- dollar-a-year industry that defines itself by the production, distribution, marketing, and consumption of alcoholic beverages. Based on primary research, including hundreds of interviews with those on all sidesùclergy, bar and restaurant owners, public health advocates, citizen crusaders, industry representatives, and moreùas well as secondary sources, Garrett Peck provides a panoramic assessment of alcohol in
Contents:
The noble experiment
So what are we drinking?
Whiskey and rye
Ninety-nine bottles of beer
The golden age of wine
The Supreme Court decides
Alcohol and your health
What would Jesus drink?
Beating the temperance drum
Not until you're twenty-one.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
1-280-49231-7
9786613587541
0-8135-4849-7
OCLC:
593316037
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