Alcohol in Popular Culture: An Encyclopedia

004e4fd5_medium Author Rachel Black
Isbn 0313380481
File size 3MB
Year 2010
Pages 229
Language English
File format PDF
Category Encyclopedia and Dictionary

Book Description:

From the insistent advertising messages of alcohol purveyors and the ubiquitous happy hour, to virtually every contemporary social gathering, the influence and presence of alcohol is inescapable in the modern Western World. This encyclopedia presents an overview of the history of alcohol in the USA, from the first colonies to present day, focusing on the often marginalized and pop culture aspects of alcohol use and misuse. Entries highlight topics such as the most popular alcoholic beverages how they are manufactured the role of alcohol in everyday life, special events, and across history the impact of alcohol consumption.


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