The Archaeology of Alcohol and Drinking

The Archaeology of Alcohol and Drinking

by Frederick H. Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813032903

ISBN-13: 9780813032900

Pub. Date: 11/28/2008

Publisher: University Press of Florida


Frederick Smith identifies key themes associated with alcohol production, distribution, and consumption. He discusses industrial and home production of alcoholic beverages and both public and clandestine drinking. He defines the contexts in which drinking takes place and the motivations--social and antisocial--for alcohol consumption.  See more details below

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Frederick Smith identifies key themes associated with alcohol production, distribution, and consumption. He discusses industrial and home production of alcoholic beverages and both public and clandestine drinking. He defines the contexts in which drinking takes place and the motivations--social and antisocial--for alcohol consumption.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813032900
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
Publication date:
11/28/2008
Series:
The American Experience in Archaeological Perspective Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1

2 Alcohol-related material culture 7

3 The historical archaeology of alcohol production 29

4 The historical archaeology of alcohol trade and transport 46

5 The historical archaeology of alcohol consumption 59

6 Mapps Cave : the archaeology of alcohol, marronage, and slave revolt in Barbados 104

7 Conclusion 134

References 141

Index 181

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