By Henry Yeomans
Alcohol intake is often defined as a modern, worsening and especially British social challenge that calls for radical remedial rules. proficient via ancient learn and sociological research, this e-book takes an cutting edge and fresh examine how Public attitudes and the law of Alcohol have constructed via time. It argues that, instead of a reaction to traits in intake or damage, ongoing anxieties approximately Alcohol are most sensible understood as 'Hangovers' derived, particularly, from the Victorian interval. The made from numerous years of study, this ebook goals to assist readers think again their understandings of consuming. As such, it's crucial analyzing for college kids, teachers and someone with a significant curiosity in Britain's 'drink problem'.
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Alcohol and Moral Regulation: Public Attitudes, Spirited Measures and Victorian Hangovers by Henry Yeomans