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The Serpent in the Cup: Temperance in American Literature David S. Reynolds

The Serpent in the Cup: Temperance in American Literature

David S. Reynolds

Published October 1st 1997
ISBN : 9781558490819
Hardcover
237 pages
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An exploration of Americas battle with the bottle through an analysis of literature on temperance. The ten essays in this book include topics ranging from the cultural role of the tavern in the 18th century, to the emergence of the disease paradigmMoreAn exploration of Americas battle with the bottle through an analysis of literature on temperance. The ten essays in this book include topics ranging from the cultural role of the tavern in the 18th century, to the emergence of the disease paradigm of alcoholism in the 20th century.