Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 November 2013

304 Pages | 7 Tables, black & white; 12 Illustrations, black & white; 5 Graphs

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719052644

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Women Drinking Out in Britain Since the Early Twentieth Century

David W. Gutzke

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Popular Culture MUP

  • Surveys changes in women>'s drinking habits over more than a century
  • Offers students and scholars a conceptual framework in which to understand historical change in gender drinking
  • Argues that women drinking publicly often provoked moral panics over more than a century, beginning with the Boer War and continuing to the present
  • Show hows changes in consuming alcohol involved diverse facets of the cultures of drinking, with women behind the bar as much those in front of it influential in shaping attitudes