By Gina Hames

From the origins of consuming to the use and abuse of alcohol as we speak, this worldwide old research attracts on techniques and study from biology, anthropology, sociology and psychology. issues lined comprise:

  • the effect of colonialism

  • alcohol prior to the realm economic climate

  • industrialization and alcohol

  • globalization, buyer society, and alcohol.

Gina Hames argues that the construction, exchange, intake, and law of alcohol have formed almost each civilization in different methods. It has perpetuated the advance of either family and overseas exchange; helped create id and outline faith; supplied a device for oppression in addition to a device for cultural and political resistance; and has provided governments with crucial sales in addition to a way of regulate over minority teams.

Alcohol in global History is among the first reports to tug jointly this sort of wide variety of assets as a way to examine the position of alcohol all through time and throughout either western and non-western civilizations.

Show description

Read Online or Download Alcohol in World History (Themes in World History) PDF

Similar spirits books

Download e-book for kindle: Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba: The Biography of a by Tom Gjelten

During this greatly hailed e-book, NPR correspondent Tom Gjelten fuses the tale of the Bacardi kinfolk and their well-known rum enterprise with Cuba's tumultuous event during the last one hundred fifty years to supply a deeply pleasing ancient narrative. the corporate Facundo Bacardi introduced in Cuba in 1862 introduced world wide status to the island, and within the many years that his Bacardi descendants participated in each point of Cuban lifestyles.

Holy Smoke! It's Mezcal!: A Complete Guide from Agave to - download pdf or read online

Holy Smoke! It’s Mezcal! is being acclaimed via major specialists within the mezcal and spirits global: “An remarkable accomplishment”, "For these people that stay and love mezcal, we ultimately have a book", “The most sensible booklet in this appealing artisan spirit”, and “A playful but liable thesis of the historical past, lore, and technology that infuses each bottle”.

Download PDF by Régis CELABE,Laurence MAROT: Les cocktails à base de gin (French Edition)

Un beau livre pour les amateurs de gin ! Les recettes de cocktails sont souvent compliquées et nécessitent beaucoup d'ingrédients alors que notre minibar n'en comporte en général que three ou four ! C'est à partir de ce constat que nous avons créé cette nouvelle assortment de cocktails très simples à réaliser à partir d'un alcool de base (généralement celui que l'on préfère) auquel on ajoute three ou four ingrédients supplémentaires.

Download e-book for kindle: Storied Bars of New York: Where Literary Luminaries Go to by Delia Cabe

Discover the fabled previous and colourful current of recent York’s literary bar sceneWant to grasp what it’s prefer to pull up a stool with the likes of Hemingway, Updike, or Capote? Curious how Jay McInerney takes his martini, or the place to discover Colson Whitehead’s favourite local bar? For well-read drinkers and boozy bookworms all over the place comes Storied Bars of recent York, a photographic and historic occasion of the simplest literary pubs, cocktail bars, and taverns of recent York urban.

Extra resources for Alcohol in World History (Themes in World History)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Alcohol in World History (Themes in World History) by Gina Hames

by Jason

Rated 4.44 of 5 – based on 41 votes