The Archaeology of Alcohol and Drinking

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University Press of Florida, 2008 - Cooking - 195 pages
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Frederick Smith identifies key themes associated with alcohol production, distribution, and consumption. He discusses industrial and home production of alcoholic beverages and both public and clandestine drinking. He defines the contexts in which drinking takes place and the motivations--social and antisocial--for alcohol consumption.

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About the author (2008)

Frederick H. Smith, assistant professor of anthropology at the College of William and Mary, is the author of Caribbean Rum.

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