The World of the Tavern: Public Houses in Early Modern Europe / Edition 1

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The subject of drink received a great deal of attentions from early modern contemporaries, who produced a large body of literature addressing the drink problem. Preachers railed against it, urban and rural authorities published ordinances against it, and satirists extolled it. At the same time, the tavern was an institution central to the social, cultural and professional life of most of the male population of Europe. The multifaceted role of inns and taverns in early modern Europe is explored from an interdisciplinary perspective in this anthology. Scholars from England, Germany, Switzerland the USA use research on inns and taverns to shed light on such topics as communal identity, legal and fiscal practice, theological debates, gender and household relationships, and divisions between domestic and public spheres. The result is a volume that will appeal not only to social historians of the period, but also to legal historians and cultural anthropologists.

Author Biography: About the Editors: Beat Kümin, Lecturer in Early Modern European History at the University of Warwick, UK and Ann Tlusty, Associate Professor of History, Bucknell University, USA

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780754603412
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 8/1/2002
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 244
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures, Graphs and Tables
List of Contributors
Preface
The World of the Tavern: An Introduction 3
Satan's Servant or Authorities' Agent? Publicans in Eighteenth-Century Germany 12
Public Houses and their Patrons in Early Modern Europe 44
English Inns, Taverns, Alehouses and Brandy Shops: The Legislative Framework, 1495-1797 65
Public Houses, Clientelism and Faith: Strategies of Power in Early Modern Toggenburg 83
Taverns in Nuremberg Prints at the Time of the German Reformation 95
Inns and Taverns of Western Sussex, 1550-1700: A Documentary and Architectural Investigation 116
The Public House and Military Culture in Germany, 1500-1648 136
The Pre-modern Hospitality Trade in the Central Alpine Region: The Example of Tyrol 159
Ownership of Public Houses by the Swiss Nobility: A Regional Case-Study 177
Drink Houses in Early Modern Russia 191
The Eighteenth-Century English Inn: A Transient 'Golden Age'? 205
Index 227
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