Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 June 2014

336 Pages | 19 illus.


ISBN: 9780199324484

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America Walks into a Bar

A Spirited History of Taverns and Saloons, Speakeasies and Grog Shops

Christine Sismondo

  • The first book to offer the full story of bars and taverns in America
  • Thoroughly researched, this is an informative history that nevertheless manages to entertain and delight
  • Selected as one of Boston Globe's "Best Nonfiction Books of 2011"