Download e-book for kindle: Alcohol in Popular Culture: An Encyclopedia by Rachel Black

By Rachel Black

From the consistent advertisements messages from beer, wine and liquor brands to events, weddings, and different social gatherings the place alcohol is served to after-work satisfied hours with coworkers, the effect and presence of alcohol are inescapable within the usa. in response to a central authority resource, 50 percentage of yank adults pointed out themselves as "regular drinkers" (having not less than 12 beverages long ago year).

This encyclopedia offers an outline of the total historical past of alcohol in the USA from the 1st colonies to provide day, concentrating on the often-marginalized and pa tradition elements of alcohol use and misuse. Entries light up subject matters comparable to the favourite alcoholic drinks in the US; how they're synthetic; the position of alcohol in way of life, detailed occasions, and throughout heritage; the affects of alcohol intake on society and healthiness; and lots more and plenty extra. Connections and affects from open air the USA also are thought of for a few topics.

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