Gin: The Much-lamented Death of Madam Geneva

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Justin, Charles & Co., 2003 - Social Science - 354 pages
10 Reviews
This book follows gin's introduction, its rise in popularity, the prohibition and the bootleg underground, straight on through to regulation and the big businesses that still dominate the industry today. 20 illustrations.
  

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Review: Gin: The Much Lamented Death of Madam Geneva

User Review  - Adam Stevenson - Goodreads

It slips down very easily which makes me question the proof. Certainly not as complex in flavour as I would have liked, I suspect watering down somewhere. Still, a pleasant tipple and not a tiresome way to spend the night. Read full review

Review: Gin: The Much Lamented Death of Madam Geneva

User Review  - Mark Spivak - Goodreads

A study of the Gin Craze that swept through London in the first half of the 18th century Read full review

Contents

First chapter
5
Notes
306
Bibliography
324
Index
335
Back jacket
355
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Dillon was born in London and has always been interested in its history.

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