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By Rachel Black

ISBN-10: 0313380481

ISBN-13: 9780313380488

From the consistent advertisements 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 impact and presence of alcohol are inescapable within the usa. in accordance with a central authority resource, 50 percentage of yankee adults pointed out themselves as "regular drinkers" (having a minimum of 12 beverages some time past year).

This encyclopedia offers an outline of the whole historical past of alcohol in the US from the 1st colonies to provide day, targeting the often-marginalized and pa tradition elements of alcohol use and misuse. Entries light up subject matters akin to the favourite alcoholic drinks in the US; how they're synthetic; the function of alcohol in lifestyle, designated occasions, and throughout heritage; the affects of alcohol intake on society and healthiness; and lots more and plenty extra. Connections and impacts from open air the U.S. also are thought of for a few topics.

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