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Drinking history : fifteen turning points in the making of american beverages.

Author: Andrew F Smith
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew F Smith
ISBN: 0231151179 9780231151177
OCLC Number: 881654543
Contents: Preface Acknowledgments Prologue 1. Colonial Diversity 2. An Essential Ingredient in American Independence 3. Tea Parties 4. Tarantula Juice 5. Cider's Last Hurrah 6. The Most Popular Drink of the Day 7. Nature's Perfect Food 8. The Most Delightful and Insinuating Potations 9. Unfermented Wine 10. The Temperance Beverage 11. To Root Out a Bad Habit 12. Youth Beverages 13. Judgment of Paris 14. The Only Proper Drink for Man 15. The Coffee Experience Epilogue Notes Bibliography Index

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Full of rewarding details, each chapter of Drinking History tells a concise, compelling tale likely to inspire further, more expansive investigations. -- Evan Rail Times Literary Supplement This acts Read more...

 
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