Alcohol in Popular Culture: An Encyclopedia by Rachel Black

By Rachel Black

From the consistent ads messages from beer, wine and liquor brands to events, weddings, and different social gatherings the place alcohol is served to after-work chuffed hours with coworkers, the impression and presence of alcohol are inescapable within the usa. in keeping with a central authority resource, 50 percentage of yank adults pointed out themselves as "regular drinkers" (having at the very least 12 beverages some time past year).

This encyclopedia provides an summary of the total historical past of alcohol in the US from the 1st colonies to offer day, concentrating on the often-marginalized and dad tradition features of alcohol use and misuse. Entries remove darkness from issues akin to the favourite alcoholic drinks in the US; how they're synthetic; the position of alcohol in daily life, particular occasions, and throughout background; the affects of alcohol intake on society and well-being; and lots more and plenty extra. Connections and impacts from outdoor the USA also are thought of for a few topics.

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