Every home a distillery : alcohol, gender, and technology in the colonial Chesapeake
Sarah Hand Meacham (Author)
American historians will find this study both enlightening and surprising.
Print Book, English, 2013
Johns Hopkins paperback edition View all formats and editions
The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2013
xi, 187 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
"It was being too abstemious that brought this sickness upon me" : alcoholic beverage consumption in the early Chesapeake
"They will be adjudged by their drinke, what kind of housewives they are" : gender, technology, and household cidering in England and the Chesapeake, 1690 to 1760
"This drink cannot be kept during the summer" : large planters, science, and community networks in the early eighteenth century
will take in gentlemen" : white middling women and the tavernkeeping trade in colonial Virginia
"Ladys here all go to market to supply their pantry" : alcohol for sale, 1760 to 1776
"Every man his own distiller" : technology, the American Revolution, and the masculinization of alcohol production in the late eighteenth century
"He is much addicted to strong drinke" : the problem of alcohol
A few recipes