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By Rachel Black

This encyclopedia provides the numerous aspects of America's ongoing courting with alcohol, analyzing the political historical past, pivotal occasions, pop culture, and advances in expertise that experience affected its consumption.

• greater than a hundred A–Z entries describe the tradition and historical past of alcohol, together with the beverages themselves, options, company facets, leisure, rules, social points, corporations, occasions, rituals, use in religions, and results on health

• Compiles all-original details from 32 extraordinary overseas and American students and journalists

• deals a few historic and modern photographs

• wide bibliography offers extra steered reading

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