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Title:
Taverns and drinking in early America
Author:
Salinger, Sharon V. (Sharon Vineberg)
Publication Information:
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
xi, 309 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Dutch and English origins : for the "Receiving and refreshment of travaillers and strangers" -- Inside the tavern : "Knots of men rightly sorted" -- Preventing drunkenness and keeping good order in the seventeenth century : "A herd of planters on the ground/O'er-whelmed with Punch, dead drunk we found" -- Eighteenth-century legislation and prosecution : "Lest a flood of rum do overwhelm all good order among us" -- Licensing criteria and law in the eighteenth century : "Sobriety, honesty and discretion in the ... masters of such houses" -- Too many taverns? : "Little better than nurseries of vice and debauchery" -- The tavern degenerate : "Rendezvous of the very dreggs of the people."
Electronic Access:
Table of contents http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy033/2001002796.html
ISBN:
9780801878992

9780801868788
Format :
Book

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