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Drink and the Victorians

Brian Harrison

Drink and the Victorians

by Brian Harrison

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Published by Keele University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history: c 1700 to c 1900,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Ethics & moral philosophy,
  • Social history,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History: American,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • England,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Modern - 19th Century,
  • Western Europe - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages528
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9763004M
    ISBN 101853310468
    ISBN 109781853310461

    a major work. His first book was a magnum opus. Drink and the Victorians quickly entered the bibliographies of every textbook on nineteenth-century England. According to the new conventional wisdom, historians had to notice the English temperance movement and the drinking that it . Perspectives --Drink and English society in the s --Free trade and the beer act: --The origins of the anti-spirits movement --The origins of Teetotalism: --Moderationists versus Teetotalers: --The Teetotal leadership: a biographical analysis: --Temperance and religion: --The resort to.

    The Victorians knew that the problems of alcohol co-existed with the pleasures of drinking and that if alcohol remained a legal intoxicant then the freedom to drink ultimately rested with consumers. While consumer agency existed, people’s reasons for drinking alcohol varied and were influenced by broader political, commercial, medical and. Get this from a library! Drink and the Victorians: the temperance question in England, [Brian Howard Harrison].

      Chris Woodyard is the author of The Victorian Book of the Dead, The Ghost Wore Black, The Headless Horror, The Face in the Window, and the 7-volume Haunted Ohio series. She is also the chronicler of the adventures of that amiable murderess Mrs Daffodil in A Spot of Bother: Four Macabre Tales. The books are available in paperback and for Kindle. Victorian literature is literature, mainly written in English, during the reign of Queen Victoria (–) (the Victorian era).It was preceded by Romanticism and followed by the Edwardian era (–).. While in the preceding Romantic period, poetry had been the conquerors, novels were the emperors of the Victorian period. [clarification needed] Charles Dickens (–


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Drink and the Victorians by Brian Harrison Download PDF EPUB FB2

This new edition of a pioneering work, first published instudies the impact of industrialization on drinking habits and attitudes toward drink in England.

The book had a major impact on writing about nineteenth-century social history, and continues today to be a much-used by: Drink and the Victorians;: The temperance question in England,This new edition of a pioneering work, first published instudies the impact of industrialization on drinking habits and attitudes toward drink in England/5.

Drink and the Victorians [Harrison, Brian] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Drink and the VictoriansAuthor: Brian Harrison. Drink and the Victorians: The Temperance Question in England, This new edition of a pioneering work, first published instudies the impact of industrialization on drinking habits and attitudes toward drink in Drink and the Victorians book.

Drink and the Victorians: The Temperance Question in England, Brian Howard Harrison Snippet view - Drink and the Victorians: A History of the British Temperance Movement. This collection consists of over items, published roughly between and It contains pamphlets, journals and periodicals, and books.

The Books are cataloged separately in Searchworks. In the left column on this page, there is a link to a list of the book, with brief title and imprint, and with call numbers.

In reframing drink and the Victorians, the book looks deeper than the problems of alcohol, to investigate the reasons why people drank it in the first place. The chapter draws attention to the complexities of alcohol production and consumption which can be understood through an analytical framework that draws upon sociological theories of : Thora Hands.

by Hoffman’s book would do well to read Harrison’s Drink and the Victorians (Keele University Press, ; ) to gain a wider context. At times, indeed, Hoffman’s very narrow focus and field does lead him to give a slightly skewed account of the temperance movement.

Mention is made of the internationally significant Preston. Buy Drink and the Victorians: Temperance Question in England, New edition by Harrison, Brian (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). The third book in the series, Son of the Circus: A Victorian Story, tells the story of Ted, the mixed-race son of Pablo Fanque (the first recorded black circus owner in Britain) and his introduction to life with the circus.

This is a gripping adventure that examines attitudes to race in the Victorian. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Drink and the Victorians by Brian Harrison,Keele University Press edition, in English - 2nd by: Drink and the Victorians by Harrison, Brian and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This open access book surveys drinking in Britain between the Licensing Act of and the wartime regulations imposed on alcohol production and consumption after and investigates the reasons why Victorians & Edwardians consumed alcohol in the ways that they : Palgrave Macmillan.

But the effect on a Victorian reader would have been far more profound because living in Victorian society was all about following rules. And few things in daily life had more rules than eating. This is clearly illustrated by the number of pages given over to rules on dining in etiquette books such as Hints on Etiquette and the Usages of Society.

Harrison has published extensively on British social and political history from the s to the present. His first book was Drink and the Victorians. The Temperance Question England – (, 2nd.

), based on his doctoral thesis entitled The temperance question in England, – This open access book surveys drinking in Britain between the Licensing Act of and the wartime regulations imposed on alcohol production and consumption after This was a period marked by the expansion of the drink industry and by increasingly restrictive licensing laws.

The book is a fascinating insight into the role of drink in Britain in the early-Victorian era, even in working life. However, Dunlop's view of alcohol as an evil that needed to be eradicated makes it perhaps a somewhat partial account.

Drink and the Victorians: The Temperance Question in England Second Edition Kindle Edition by Brian Harrison (Author) Format: Kindle Edition. out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Amazon Price New from 5/5(1). Yet we know very little about their reasons for doing so because the issue of drunkenness has cast a long shadow over the majority of alcohol consumers.

In reframing drink and the Victorians, this book looks deeper than the problems of alcohol, to investigate the reasons why people drank it in the first by: 2. Though drinking was largely frowned upon in Victorian society, Dickens was known to enjoy visiting taverns and public houses. He strongly opposed the Temperance Movement, believing that the struggling lower classes deserved, at the very least, the opportunity to enjoy an innocent drink.

Beer was by far the most popular drink in Victorian England. In annual consumption per head was gallons. Although it was weaker than beer today – 1% to % proof compared with about 5% – there was great disquiet about the influence of alcohol on society, and by the s a vigorous temperance movement had taken root.

Professor Kate Flint explores the way Victorians bought, borrowed and read their books, and considers the impact of the popular literature of the period.

Victorians were great readers of the novel, and the number of novels available for them to read increased enormously during Victoria’s reign.

The activity of reading benefited hugely from. The Victorians by AN Wilson pp, Hutchinson, £ AN Wilson explains in his preface that he has tried to do what GM Young, author of Portrait of an Age, managed for a previous generation.