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By Mack P. Holt

ISBN-10: 1845201663

ISBN-13: 9781845201661

Mack P. Holt (ed.)

This e-book examines our courting with alcohol and examines how drink has developed in its features and makes use of from the past due heart a while to the current day within the West. This e-book discusses a number of matters, together with household as opposed to leisure use, the background of alcoholism, and the connection among alcohol and violence, faith, sexuality, and drugs. It appears at how yes types of alcohol talk about category, gender, and position. Drawing on examples from Europe, North the USA, and Australia, this e-book presents a complete heritage of the position of alcohol during the last 5 centuries.

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'In their exploration of those meanings [of alcohol in a selected position at a selected time], the authors make clear the ability family members underlying shifts in alcohol intake styles and the tensions that frequently come up among teams with conflicting vested interest.'Yoon Hui Kim, magazine of Biosocial Science'A easy, lucid but fascinating quantity that's sure to maintain you interpreting ... total it is a light-mood, strong instances, effortless-reading compilation and much like a dessert.'Internet magazine of publication Reviews

Contents:

Introduction 1 half I Morality and well-being 9
1 on your wellbeing and fitness: Wine as nutrition and medication in Mid-sixteenth-
century Italy eleven Ken Albala
2 Europe Divided: Wine, Beer, and the Reformation in Sixteenth-
century Europe 25 Mack P. Holt
3 within the Public Sphere: Efforts to lower the intake of Rum
in Connecticut, 1760–1820 forty-one David W. Conroy
4 In Vino Veritas: the development of Alcoholic ailment in Liberal
Italy, 1880–1914 sixty one Paul A. Garfinkel
5 Mon docteur le vin: Wine and health and wellbeing in France, 1900–1950 seventy seven Kim Munholland
Part II Sociability 91
6 consuming and Alehouses within the Diary of an English Mercer’s
Apprentice, 1663–1674 ninety three A. Lynn Martin
7 Taverns and the general public Sphere within the French Revolution 107 Thomas Brennan
8 Drink, Sociability, and Social category in France, 1789–1945: The Emergence of a Proletarian Public Sphere 121 W. Scott Haine
vi Contents
9 The Lore of the Brotherhood: Continuity and alter in Urban
American Saloon tradition, 1870–1920 a hundred forty five Madelon M. Powers
Part III country and state 161
10 “To the King o’er the Water”: Scotland and Claret, c. 1660–1763” 163
Charles Cameron Ludington
11 profit and Revelry on faucet: The Russian Tavern 185 Patricia Herlihy
12 ingesting the nice lifestyles: Australia c. 1880–1980 203 Diane Erica Kirkby
13 Kaleidoscope in movement: ingesting within the usa, 1400–2000 225 Jack S. Blocker, Jr.

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For so long as no ban exists, and is in place, I recognize no Gospel or Christian community to speak of. 20 What Franck most desired was a church of visible saints who were constantly on their guard against sin. Unless sin and vice could be eliminated altogether, then he believed that there could be no Christian community. And because there seemed to be neither preacher nor prince willing to heed his advice, he believed that the day of judgment was at hand. ”21 Both Haetzer and Franck found that their views on alcohol were more widely shared by some Anabaptist groups than by either Luther or Zwingli.

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It was not just the consumption of animal flesh that was forbidden during Lent, but the indulgence in human flesh in the form of sexual relations was also prohibited during Lent, even between legally married husbands and wives. Thus, Carnival was a period for the indulgence of the flesh, while Lent was a period of the denial of the flesh. The sins of the flesh—gluttony as well as fornication—were slightly more acceptable during the one week of Carnival, so that they might be better identified and more easily eradicated and confessed during Lent.

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