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Alcohol and temperance in modern history: an international by Jack S. Blocker, Visit Amazon's David M. Fahey Page, search PDF

By Jack S. Blocker, Visit Amazon's David M. Fahey Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, David M. Fahey, , Ian R. Tyrrell

ISBN-10: 1576078337

ISBN-13: 9781576078334

Alcohol and Temperance in sleek heritage: a world Encyclopedia spans the heritage of alcohol creation and intake from the advance of distilled spirits and glossy production and distribution ways to the current. Authoritative and independent, it brings jointly the paintings of hundreds and hundreds of specialists from various disciplines with an emphasis at the striking wealth of scholarship constructed some time past a number of decades.Its approximately 500 alphabetically geared up entries variety past the vital alcoholic drinks and significant manufacturers and shops to discover attitudes towards alcohol in numerous international locations and religions, conventional ingesting events and rituals, and pictures of ingesting and temperance in artwork, portray, literature, and drama. different entries describe foreign treaties and businesses concerning alcohol construction and distribution, international intake styles, and learn and remedy associations, in addition to temperance, prohibition, and antiprohibitionist efforts world wide.

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1855 German immigrant Frederick J. Miller purchases the Plank Road Brewery in Milwaukee, which, as the Miller Brewing Company, he will turn into a major national brewing company. 1855–1856 American states repeal Maine Laws for prohibition. 1849–1851 Father Theobald Mathew intermittently visits the United States. As a result, Father Mathew Societies spread in the United States and Canada. 1856 English moral suasion teetotalers dissolve the National Temperance Society and another London organization, and create the National Temperance League (NTL).

In anticipation of its upcoming membership in the European Union (EU), Finland ends its partial state monopoly on alcohol production and sale, which has endured since the end of prohibition in 1932. Scottish & Newcastle (S&N) purchases Courage. The company becomes known as Scottish Courage. Grand Metropolitan sells its pubs (most of them formerly Watneys) to the Japanese banking group Nomura. Grand Metropolitan merges with Diageo, another British-based firm, under the latter’s name. Diageo purchases Guinness.

1904 xl English brewers organize the Brewers’ Society (BS), which ceased to exist under this name in 1994. CHRONOLOGY The British Parliament enacts legislation that allows voters in Scottish districts to vote for prohibition. The legislation goes into effect in 1920. 1914 In August, the French government bans the sale of absinthe and all similar beverages, and in the following January prohibits all domestic commerce in absinthe. When Parliament confirms the policy in March 1915, the measure is portrayed as an integral part of national defense during the war against Germany.

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