Alcohol in Popular Culture: An Encyclopedia by Rachel Black

By Rachel Black

From the consistent ads messages from beer, wine and liquor brands to events, weddings, and different social gatherings the place alcohol is served to after-work satisfied hours with coworkers, the effect and presence of alcohol are inescapable within the usa. in response to a central authority resource, 50 percentage of yank adults pointed out themselves as "regular drinkers" (having at the very least 12 beverages long ago year).

This encyclopedia provides an outline of the full heritage of alcohol in the US from the 1st colonies to offer day, targeting the often-marginalized and pa tradition facets of alcohol use and misuse. Entries remove darkness from issues akin to the favourite alcoholic drinks in the USA; how they're synthetic; the position of alcohol in lifestyle, specific occasions, and throughout heritage; the affects of alcohol intake on society and health and wellbeing; and masses extra. Connections and impacts from open air the U.S. also are thought of for a few topics.

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