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Published: 01 August 2015

228 Pages | 23 B&W, 1 Line Art

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9781474407625

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A History of Drinking

The Scottish Pub since 1700

First Edition

Anthony Cooke

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Considers pubs as public spaces and casts light on issues such as the rise of voluntary associations, clubs and societies and the economic functions of pubs.
  • Places Scottish drinking places in an anthropological context to examine their role in everyday life, community and work rituals.
  • Discusses the temperance movement and responses to it.
  • Interviews with present day licensees across Scotland bring the book down to the present and considers the future of the Scottish pub.

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