The Tavern: A Social History of Drinking and Conviviality

by
Steven D. Barleenauthor

Steven D. Barleen, PhD, teaches history at Clinton Community College in Clinton, Iowa.

The Tavern: A Social History of Drinking and Conviviality

20190531

Greenwood

Pages 200
Topics Popular Culture;American History;Ale;American Colonies;American Revolution;Bar Games;Dram Shop Statutes;Gilded Age;Old West;Prohibition;Puritans

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The Tavern: A Social History of Drinking and Conviviality

Author(s): Barleen, Steven;
Contributors: Barleen, Steven;
Abstract:

Since the first Europeans settled in North America, much of American life and politics have happened around the tavern. Readers of all kinds will appreciate this in-depth analysis of the tavern and its influence on American life and society throughout history.


• Generates interest in the history of drinking establishments among scholars and the general public

• Includes a relatable history and analysis of drinking establishments, connecting them with representations of the American tavern in popular culture

• Includes 20 images that help readers to visualize different taverns through history and how they functioned within American life

• Brings the interior space of the tavern to life using historical and contemporary examples

SortTitle: tavern: a social history of drinking and conviviality
Keyword(s): Popular Culture; American History; Ale; American Colonies; American Revolution; Bar Games; Dram Shop Statutes; Gilded Age; Old West; Prohibition; Puritans
Author Info:
Steven D. Barleenauthor

Steven D. Barleen, PhD, teaches history at Clinton Community College in Clinton, Iowa.

eISBN-13: 9781440852732
Cover Image URL: ~~FreeAttachments/9781440852732.jpg
Print ISBN-13: 9781440852725
Imprint: Greenwood
Pages: 200
Publication Date: 20190531
Series: History of Human Spaces