The Alcoholic Republic: An American Tradition
- Author:W.J. Rorabaugh
- Publisher:Oxford University Press, USA
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- Sales Rank:362,781
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Edition:1st Paperback Edition
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.6
- Dimensions (in):8 x 5.4 x 0.6
- Publication Date:September 17, 1981
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"Rorabaugh has written a well thought out and intriguing social history of America's great alcoholic binge that occurred between 1790 and 1830, what he terms 'a key formative period' in our history....A pioneering work that illuminates a part of our heritage that can no longer be neglected in future studies of America's social fabric.
A bold and frequently illuminating attempt to investigate the relationship of a single social custom to the central features of our historical experience....A book which always asks interesting questions and provides many provocative answers.
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