Alcohol and Temperance in Modern History

Alcohol and Temperance in Modern History
  • Title
    Alcohol and Temperance in Modern History: An International Encyclopedia
  • Author
    David M. Fahey
  • Secondary Authors
    Jack S. Blocker & Ian R. Tyrrell
  • Date
    17 Dec 2003
  • Publisher
    ABC-CLIO
  • Pages
    758

Abstract

About the Book

Alcohol and Temperance in Modern History: An International Encyclopedia is a book containing hundreds of writings from various experts and scholars, including specialists in history, anthropology, medicine, political science, cultural studies, and the law. The publication uses these writings to give a complete picture of the history of alcohol. Readers will get an insight into the social impacts of drink through time, and also into various methods of manufacture and distribution that have been employed in the past, and those that are being used in the present day.

About the Author

David M. Fahey taught at Miami University in Ohio until 2009 and has written a range of informational books on various topics. His main interest is Anglo-American alcohol, but other themes have also caught his attention, such as general world history and African-American fraternal lodges.

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