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Drinking in America : a history / by Mark Edward Lender, James Kirby Martin.

; Martin, James Kirby, 1943-
London : Macmillan, [1982] .
ISBN 9780029185308, 0029185300

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Other Authors Martin, James Kirby, 1943-
Subjects Alcohol Drinking -- United States -- History.
Alcoholism -- United States -- History.
Alcoolisme -- États-Unis -- Histoire.
United States.
Description xv, 222 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1982]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 198-208) and index.
Also issued online.
Contents chapter 4. Drier and drier, and wetter and wetter : drinking and the pluralist renaissance -- The White House, 1933 -- Drinking in the sober republic : did prohibition prohibit? -- Not quite dry : neorepublicans in a changing America -- "Their best endeavors" : enforcing the Volstead Act -- From reform to reaction : the sober republic at bay -- Return of "the demon" -- Epilogue : the age of ambivalence -- The decline of temperance -- The return of "the traffic" -- Drinking in modern America -- The posttemperance response -- An age of ambivalence? -- Appendix : Apparent consumption of alcoholic beverages and absolute alcohol in each class of beverage, in U.S. gallons per capita of the drinking-age population, U.S.A. 1790-1978 -- Sources -- Index.
Preface -- List of illustrations -- chapter 1. The "good creature of God" : drinking in early America -- Plymouth, 1621 -- Bad beer and "hot waters" : the first American beverages -- "Wo to drunkards" : early use and abuse -- The exceptions : Indians and Blacks -- The rise of "the demon" : early distilling -- The end of an era -- ch. 2. Metamorphosis : from "good creature" to "demon rum," 1790-1860 -- Portland, Maine, 1851 -- Strong drink, strong drinkers -- Immigration and antebellum drinking -- The antiliquor response : the origins of the temperance movement -- "Pure water" : temperance becomes total abstinence -- Redeeming the lost : revivalists and Republicans -- Dry debacle -- ch. 3. Search for consensus : drinking and the war against pluralism, 1860-1920 -- Hillsboro, Ohio, 1873 -- Drinkers and reformers : the origins of postbellum temperance -- The new society, booze, and social disorder -- The dry offensive : the 1870s and 1880s -- Helping the fallen -- The Keeley cure -- Consensus : The Anti-saloon League and the end of pluralism -- "To the heights of Mount Sinai."
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)8494031
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Lender, Mark Edward, 1947-
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