Gin: The Much-lamented Death of Madam Geneva
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - john257hopper - LibraryThing
This fascinating work of social history explores the infamous gin craze of the 18th century, immortalised in such sayings as "drunk for a penny, dead drunk for tuppence" and in Hogarth's famous sketch ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - tnilsson - LibraryThing
While I expected a general overview of gin, how it was invented, how it was/is made, its various styles, and its history, that is not what this book provides. It actually provides a social history of ... Read full review