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Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: A grand, always engaging survey of the role of booze in both cultural and social history. Booklist The history of the Western world as seen through the prism of booze, glorious booze A heady cocktail. Kirkus Ambitious the author works in such far-flung cultural materials as the plays of Alfred Jarry and Budweisers 80s mascot, Spuds McKenzie. In the end, Gately ranges so wide and deep that this may become a classic reference on the subject. Publishers Weekly. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Investigates the history of alcohol as a controversial and ubiquitous part of western culture and Christianity, tracing its use in ancient civilizations, profiling famous drinkers, and evaluating the role of alcohol in such events as the Revolution and the Prohibition. 20,000 first printing.

About the Author: Iain Gately is the author of Tobacco: A Cultural History of How an Exotic Plant Seduced Civilization. Raised in Hong Kong, he studied law at Cambridge University and worked in the financial markets of London.

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