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The Resource Drinking in America : our secret history, Susan Cheever

Drinking in America : our secret history, Susan Cheever

Label
Drinking in America : our secret history
Title
Drinking in America
Title remainder
our secret history
Statement of responsibility
Susan Cheever
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Presents an exploration of the history of drinking in the United States, discussing how alcohol has shaped American history and character from the seventeenth century to the present
  • Cheever chronicles our national love affair with liquor, taking a long, thoughtful look at the way alcohol has changed our nation's history. From the drunkenness of the Pilgrims to Prohibition hijinks, drinking has always been a way to celebrate and a way to grieve and a way to take the edge off. At many pivotal points in our history, alcohol has acted as a catalyst. Discover the volatile ambivalence within our nation's tumultuous affair with alcohol
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cheever, Susan
Dewey number
394.1/20973
Index
index present
LC call number
GT2883.U6
LC item number
C54 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Drinking customs
  • Alcoholism
  • United States
  • United States
  • Drinking customs
  • United States
Label
Drinking in America : our secret history, Susan Cheever
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-244) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- The Mayflower : a good creature of God -- The American revolution, the taverns of the new world -- Paul Revere : "The British are coming!" -- Alexander Hamilton and the whiskey rebellion, John and Abigail Adams's sons and grandsons -- Johnny Appleseed, the American Dionysus -- The Civil War -- The great American west -- The end of the nineteenth century and the new temperance crusaders -- Prohibition -- The writer's vice -- Senator Joseph McCarthy and the Cold War -- A few seconds -- President Richard Nixon 1968-1973 : "our drunken friend" -- Recovery -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn907096682
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 258 pages
Isbn
9781455513871
Lccn
2015025648
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40025575755
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781455513871
  • (OCoLC)907096682
Label
Drinking in America : our secret history, Susan Cheever
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-244) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- The Mayflower : a good creature of God -- The American revolution, the taverns of the new world -- Paul Revere : "The British are coming!" -- Alexander Hamilton and the whiskey rebellion, John and Abigail Adams's sons and grandsons -- Johnny Appleseed, the American Dionysus -- The Civil War -- The great American west -- The end of the nineteenth century and the new temperance crusaders -- Prohibition -- The writer's vice -- Senator Joseph McCarthy and the Cold War -- A few seconds -- President Richard Nixon 1968-1973 : "our drunken friend" -- Recovery -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn907096682
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 258 pages
Isbn
9781455513871
Lccn
2015025648
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40025575755
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781455513871
  • (OCoLC)907096682

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