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Booze : a distilled history

Author: Craig Heron
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : Between the Lines, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Booze runs through Canadian social history like rivers through the land. And like rivers with their currents and rapids. backwaters and shoals. booze mixes elements of danger and pleasure. Craig Heron explores Canadians' varied experiences with and shifting attitudes towards alcohol in this revealing. richly illustrated book. Book jacket."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Heron, Craig.
Booze.
Toronto, Ont. : Between the Lines, 2003
(OCoLC)655100102
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Craig Heron
ISBN: 1896357830 9781896357836
OCLC Number: 54454765
Description: xiii, 497 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. In Search of John Barleycorn --
2. The Water of Life --
3. Taking the Pledge --
4. The Reign of King Alcohol --
5. The Long Arm of the Law --
6. Wet Voices --
7. One Hell of a Farce --
8. Trying Again --
9. The Recreational Drug --
10. Rediscovering the Alcoholic --
11. The Elusive John Barleycorn.
Responsibility: Craig Heron.

Abstract:

"Booze runs through Canadian social history like rivers through the land. And like rivers with their currents and rapids. backwaters and shoals. booze mixes elements of danger and pleasure. Craig Heron explores Canadians' varied experiences with and shifting attitudes towards alcohol in this revealing. richly illustrated book. Book jacket."--Jacket.

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