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 line with a central authority resource, 50 percentage of yankee adults pointed out themselves as "regular drinkers" (having not less than 12 beverages long ago year).

This encyclopedia offers an summary of the total background of alcohol in the United States from the 1st colonies to provide day, targeting the often-marginalized and pa tradition features of alcohol use and misuse. Entries remove darkness from subject matters equivalent to the favourite alcoholic drinks in the USA; how they're synthetic; the position of alcohol in daily life, distinctive occasions, and throughout background; the affects of alcohol intake on society and overall healthiness; and masses extra. Connections and affects from outdoor the us also are thought of for a few topics.

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