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Bar Hopping Thru America [NOOK Book]

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Bar Hoping Through America Tells All 1.) Why the tavern, pub, bar or nightclub have been a part of American culture from the very beginning, almost 400 years. 2.) Why the wonderful old neighborhood bar is slowly disappearing; why a replacement is beginning to appear on the scene. 3.) Why Prohibition speakeasies resulted in the origination of organized crime in America. 4.) Why "the once glorious "Saloon Period," 1870-1900, ended and has never returned. 5.) List of over 40 bars that are worth visiting and why. 6.)...
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Bar Hopping Thru America

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Overview

Bar Hoping Through America Tells All 1.) Why the tavern, pub, bar or nightclub have been a part of American culture from the very beginning, almost 400 years. 2.) Why the wonderful old neighborhood bar is slowly disappearing; why a replacement is beginning to appear on the scene. 3.) Why Prohibition speakeasies resulted in the origination of organized crime in America. 4.) Why "the once glorious "Saloon Period," 1870-1900, ended and has never returned. 5.) List of over 40 bars that are worth visiting and why. 6.) What makes a bar a great bar! 8.) America's largest bar, oldest tavern, swankiest club; and the one that serves more alcohol than anywhere else in the world. 9.) Taverns that played key roles in the founding of the U.S. Marine Corps, drafting the Declaration of Independence, building the Erie Canal. 10.) Why coffee house with I-pods, cell phones, and laptops will never replace the neighborhood bar. 11.) The unusual drinking habits of George Washington, Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, Harry Truman and many more famous personalities.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012158109
  • Publisher: Fiction Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/16/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • File size: 566 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 8, 2010

    highly recommended

    This is a well written glimpse of the history of drinking in our country, showing it in relation to the broader concept of society. It would make a good gift for anyone interested in history or society changes.

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