New PDF release: Alcohol in World History (Themes in World History)

By Gina Hames

ISBN-10: 0415311519

ISBN-13: 9780415311519

ISBN-10: 0415311527

ISBN-13: 9780415311526

From the origins of ingesting to the use and abuse of alcohol today, this worldwide historic learn attracts on ways and learn from biology, anthropology, sociology and psychology. subject matters lined comprise:




  • the impression of colonialism



  • alcohol prior to the area financial system



  • industrialization and alcohol



  • globalization, buyer society, and alcohol.



Gina Hames argues that the construction, exchange, intake, and law of alcohol have formed almost each civilization in several methods. It has perpetuated the improvement of either household and foreign alternate; helped create identification and outline faith; supplied a device for oppression in addition to a device for cultural and political resistance; and has provided governments with crucial sales in addition to a way of regulate over minority teams.


Alcohol in global History is likely one of the first reviews to drag jointly the sort of wide selection of resources for you to examine the position of alcohol all through time and throughout either western and non-western civilizations.

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