Alcohol in World History (Themes in World History) by Gina Hames

By Gina Hames

From the origins of ingesting to the use and abuse of alcohol right this moment, this worldwide old research attracts on ways and learn from biology, anthropology, sociology and psychology. issues lined comprise:

  • the effect of colonialism

  • alcohol earlier than the area financial system

  • industrialization and alcohol

  • globalization, purchaser society, and alcohol.

Gina Hames argues that the construction, alternate, intake, and law of alcohol have formed nearly each civilization in different methods. It has perpetuated the improvement of either household and foreign alternate; helped create id 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 without doubt one of the first reviews to tug jointly this sort of wide selection of assets as a way to evaluate the function of alcohol all through time and throughout either western and non-western civilizations.

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