Domesticating Drink: Women, Men, and Alcohol in America, 1870-1940 / Edition 1

Domesticating Drink: Women, Men, and Alcohol in America, 1870-1940 / Edition 1

by Catherine Gilbert Murdock
     
 

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ISBN-10: 080186870X

ISBN-13: 2900801868701

Pub. Date: 06/28/2001

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

"By using the changing perceptions of alcohol and gender as the focus, Murdock deftly illustrates the social and political events that impacted American culture." — American Studies International

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"By using the changing perceptions of alcohol and gender as the focus, Murdock deftly illustrates the social and political events that impacted American culture." — American Studies International

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900801868701
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2001
Series:
Gender Relations in the American Experience
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsix
List of Acronymsxi
Acknowledgmentsxiii
Introduction3
1Gender, Prohibition, Suffrage, and Power9
2Domestic Drinking in Victorian America42
3Startling Changes in the Public Realm70
4Prohibition, Cocktails, Law Observance, and the American Home88
5Prohibition and Woman's Public Sphere in the 1920s114
6The Moral Authority of the Women's Organization for National Prohibition Reform134
7The Domestication of Drink159
Epilogue171
Notes175
Essay on Sources217
Index229

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