By Rod Phillips
Phillips follows the ever-changing cultural meanings of those effective potables and makes the striking argument that a few societies have entered "post-alcohol" levels. His is the 1st ebook to envision and clarify the meanings and results of alcohol in such intensity, from worldwide and long term perspectives.
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