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Alcohol and moral regulation by Henry Yeomans

By Henry Yeomans

Alcohol intake is usually defined as a modern, worsening and chiefly British social challenge that calls for radical remedial rules. knowledgeable by way of ancient learn and sociological research, this ebook takes an cutting edge and clean examine how public attitudes and the legislation of alcohol have constructed via time. It argues that, instead of a reaction to tendencies in intake or damage, ongoing anxieties approximately alcohol are most sensible understood as ‘hangovers’ derived, particularly, from the Victorian interval. The manufactured from numerous years of analysis, this publication goals to aid readers reconsider their understandings of ingesting. As such, it truly is crucial analyzing for college students, teachers and an individual with a significant curiosity in Britain’s ‘drink problem’.

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