By Mack P. Holt
Mack P. Holt (ed.)
This publication examines our dating with alcohol and examines how drink has developed in its features and makes use of from the overdue heart a long time to the current day within the West. This publication discusses quite a number concerns, together with household as opposed to leisure use, the historical past of alcoholism, and the connection among alcohol and violence, faith, sexuality, and drugs. It appears at how sure different types of alcohol talk about category, gender, and position. Drawing on examples from Europe, North the US, and Australia, this e-book presents a entire heritage of the function of alcohol over the last 5 centuries.
'In their exploration of those meanings [of alcohol in a selected position at a particular time], the authors make clear the facility family underlying shifts in alcohol intake styles and the tensions that regularly come up among teams with conflicting vested interest.'Yoon Hui Kim, magazine of Biosocial Science'A easy, lucid but fascinating quantity that's certain to maintain you examining ... total this can be a light-mood, reliable instances, effortless-reading compilation and much like a dessert.'Internet magazine of booklet Reviews
Introduction 1 half I Morality and healthiness 9
1 for your healthiness: Wine as meals 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 cut back the intake of Rum
in Connecticut, 1760–1820 forty-one David W. Conroy
4 In Vino Veritas: the development of Alcoholic sickness in Liberal
Italy, 1880–1914 sixty one Paul A. Garfinkel
5 Mon docteur le vin: Wine and future health 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
9 The Lore of the Brotherhood: Continuity and alter in Urban
American Saloon tradition, 1870–1920 one hundred forty five Madelon M. Powers
Part III nation and kingdom 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 consuming 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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28. , p. 34. 29. All quoted in Peter Clark, “The Alehouse and Alternative Society,” in Donald Pennington and Keith Thomas, eds, Puritans and Revolutionaries: Essays in Seventeenth-Century History Presented to Christopher Hill (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1978), p. 47. 30. , p. 48. Also see his The English Alehouse, pp. 145–78. 31. Clark, “The Alehouse and Alternative Society,” pp. 57–9. 32. On the rise of the alehouse see Clark, The English Alehouse, 24–34; and 00Alcohol 1/2/06 40 8:14 am Page 40 Morality and Health Clark, “The Alehouse and Alternative Society,” 61–2.
2, pp. 382–6. Also see John Bossy, “The Mass as a Social Institution, 1200–1700,” Past & Present 100 (August 1983): 29–61. 00Alcohol 1/2/06 38 8:14 am Page 38 Morality and Health 3. See my own article, “Wine, Community and Reformation in SixteenthCentury Burgundy,” Past & Present 138 (February 1993): 58–93. 4. See my article “Wine, Life, and Death in Early Modern Burgundy,” Food and Foodways vol. 8, no. 2 (1999): 73–98. 5. See Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie, Les paysans de Languedoc, 2 vols. (Paris: Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, 1966); and Raymond A.
The much older Bucer had a strong influence on Calvin and helped him see the necessity of policing and enforcing moral discipline in any godly community. 25 But Bucer went much farther than Calvin did in terms of alcohol and drinking. As he wrote in his principal work, On the Kingdom of Christ, Bucer felt that a true kingdom of Christ on earth had to regulate eating and drinking very carefully. Bucer was especially fond of fasting, since it was so highly recommended by both Jesus and the apostles of the New Testament.
Alcohol: A Social and Cultural History by Mack P. Holt